Will the US Add a MENA Category to the Census?

The US is home to tens of thousands of individuals with Moroccan roots, and an estimated 3.5 million Arab-Americans more broadly. Teresa Wiltz reports in USA Today on the political ramifications of a new effort by the Arab-American community to add a “MENA” (Middle East-North Africa) category to the US census. She writes: For many Americans, checking the right box on the U.S. Census form is a reflexive gesture, whether ...