So now in Michigan when you call the Public Assistance office you are told to for Arabic!CHECK IT OUT YOURSELF – Here is the number 1-888-678-8914.Michigan has the highest population of Muslims in the United States.
The most common ploy is for a man to write his mobile number on a small piece of paper, walk by a girl in a shopping mall or a park, give her a wink and throw the paper on the ground. Another tactic is when a man sees a women walking on the sidewalk, he’ll drive near and throw that same “number on a paper” from the car window, hoping she’ll pick it up and call him.
Arab culture is the culture of the Arabs, from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Arabian Sea in the east, and from the Mediterranean Sea.
Language, literature, gastronomy, art, architecture, music, spirituality, philosophy, mysticism (etc.) are all part of the cultural heritage of the Arabs.
The following link takes you into the State of Michigan Public Assistance page, (as in Food Stamps etc). ) Please inform every red-blooded American you know, that this is happening. The brief video is amusingly stirring the American outrage pot whilst the text is read in a British accent: The circulating “up to four wives in Michigan” e-mail and the video are framed in a manner calculated to drum up anger amidst taxpayers who might not believe immigrants should be catered to in any language other than English or that polygamous households should receive additional benefits to support a lifestyle which U. First of all, it is true that some state and municipal government agencies in Michigan (such as the state Electronic Benefit Transfer program, whose phone number is listed in the example above) provide phone services and printed material in Arabic.
You won’t have to scroll far before you see the assistance-letters options for…(get this)…English, Spanish, and ARABIC! We don’t do this for other cultures, except those that speak Spanish! However, this phenomenon is hardly surprising, as Michigan is home to a large population of immigrants from Middle Eastern countries (over 115,000 as of the end of 2013), nor is it unique: plenty of government offices throughout the U. provide information and services in languages other than Spanish (e.g., Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Haitian Creole) in areas where significant numbers of speakers of those languages reside.