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Indian Community in North Texas

The larger Indian population in the North Texas region has doubled in the past ten years. Many of the Indian heads of family came to America twenty to thirty years ago to pursue advanced degrees and subsequently gravitated to a booming economy that was hungry for talented employees. Read More »

Iranian Community in North Texas

The Iranian Revolution of 1979 targeted the educated and the successful. Iranian immigrants selected the DFW Metropolis as a site for secondary migration and have quickly overcome the many challenges to assimilation. Read More »

Iraqi Community in North Texas

Several hundred Iraqis, primarily Shia soldiers who had participated in a US promoted uprising in southern Iraq, were brought with great secrecy to Dallas. Read More »

Japanese Community in North Texas

Approximately 500 families in Dallas or 5000 individuals across the Metroplex are Japanese citizens. Read More »

Korean Community in North Texas

Koreans are very quietly changing the face of Dallas. Twenty-five years ago, the Harry Hines @ Royal area was a neighborhood of warehouses in which prostitution was common. Today, it is the region’s vibrant wholesale/retail center filled with colorful Korean restaurants and businesses. Read More »

Kosovar/Abanian Community in North Texas

The United States has been a haven for the Albanian people since the early years of the twentieth century. During the 1980s and ‘90s, many ethnic Albanians from Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia and the rest of the former Yugoslavia made their way to America to escape political unrest and to find the economic opportunity that was denied them at home. Read More »

Laotian Community in North Texas

Although Laotians have been in North Texas for about four decades now, one of their greatest migration periods to the region was in the late 60s and during the 70s as a result of the second Indo China conflict. Read More »

Lebanese Community in North Texas

Companies set up to encourage Lebanese emigration appeared soon after the civil wars of the mid-nineteenth century, land late in the 1800s. Maronite Christians from Mt. Lebanon (Syria, at that point in time part of the Ottoman Empire) began settling in Oklahoma. Read More »