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Election 2008 The World is Watching


Prejudice and Muslim immigrants

BY Jason Margolis October 23, 2008
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Jason Margolis is a radio reporter for PRI's The World. His last video report for FRONTLINE/World was Mexico: The Business of Saving Trees.

Northern Virginia is home to an estimated 72-thousand Muslim voters. Many of those are immigrants from Arab countries and South Asia. Those voters could play a role in deciding which presidential candidate carries Virginia, and which candidate wins the national election. Muslims in Virginia have become increasingly politically active. But political activism for Muslims can have its perils. The World's Jason Margolis brings us a profile of one of Virginia's Muslim immigrants from Bangladesh. Read More.