Notable Arab Americans from banned muslim countries

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Iraqi Americans

Entertainment

  • Lorraine Ali (Iraqi), reporter, editor, culture writer, and music critic for Newsweek
  • Remy Munasifi (Iraqi father/Lebanese mother), comedian also known as GoRemy
  • Stephan Said (Iraqi descent), musician, writer, global justice activist

Public figures and politicians

  • Zainab Salbi (Iraqi), co-founder and president of Women for Women International

Scientists

  • Mona Hanna-Attisha (Iraqi), pediatrician, public health advocate and Flint Water Crisis whistleblower

Yemeni

Entertainment

  • Adam Saleh (Yemeni), Youtuber

Somali

Pageants

  • Jawahir Ahmed, Miss Somalia 2013, Miss Africa Utah 2013

Entertainment

  • Iman, model and actress

Writers and thinkers

  • Abdisalam Aato, film director, producer, entrepreneur and media consultant

Scientists

  • Ali Said Faqi, leading scientist and researcher in toxicology

Sudanese

Scientists

  • Nawal M. Nour, obstetrician and gynecologist
  • Mohammed Adam El-Sheikh, executive director of the Fiqh Council of North America