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Submitted by Salauddeen (United Kingdom), Dec 31, 2006 at 23:39

I think most of the US muslim immigrants were educated professionals.

In the UK most of the muslim immigrants were uneducated peasants from the Indian subcontinent, imported as cheap labour in the '50s/'60s to work in the factories.

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