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The difference between Muslims and Arabs is that a Muslim is a believer or follower of the religion of Islam. Being a Muslim is a religion or faith based organization in which they follow the teaching of the Quran. An Arab is a member of a Semitic people inhibiting Arabia, whose language and Islamic religion spread widely throughout the Middle East and northern Africa. Some of the changes the United States has made to policies concerning the treatment of Muslims and Arabs are: the Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) implemented the Special Registration program, which required that "certain non- immigrant aliens" (visitors) register with the U. S. immigration authorities, be fingerprinted and photographed, respond to questioning, and submit to routine reporting; visa applications no longer were being approved at the American Consulate in Amman. All visa applications were sent to Washington D.C. for approval and no time limit was imposed on the response.
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Unformatted text preview: Three characteristics of Orientalism are the slanted eyes, straight black hair, and the color of their skin which has a yellowish tone to it. Orientalism and prejudice contributes to hate crimes against these groups by them being from a particular ethnic group. They could be mistakenly associated with terrorist groups because they have similar features and characteristics of people from that particular region. Individuals can create awareness and educate themselves on different cultures and ethnicities in order to promote tolerance and to reduce prejudice in their towns and cities. We should teach our children to understand that each person is different and unique in their own way and should accept them for who they are and not where they come from. Educating ourselves and getting to know people is the best way to promote tolerance....
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2010 for the course ETH 220 taught by Professor Connie during the Spring '10 term at Phoenix School of Law.

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