Yazidis in the United States may refer to people born in or residing in the United States of Yazidi origin, an ethno-religious group, who are strictly endogamous.
In the United States, Yazidi communities exist in Lincoln, Nebraska and Houston, Texas. It is thought that Nebraska has the largest settlement (an estimated number of at least 10,000) of Yazidis in the United States, with a history of immigration to the state under refuge settlement programs starting in the late 1990s.
Murad Ismael – executive director of the U.S. branch of the global Yazidi organization, Yazda
Dakhil Shammo – journalist and Yazidi rights activist
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Yazda – A Global Yazidi Organization
Yazidi diaspora and regions
Middle Eastern Americans
1 The U.S. Census Bureau considers Afghanistan a South Asian country, but does not classify Afghan Americans as Asian, but as Middle Eastern American.