Welcome to Hamtramck, Michigan, where Muslims make up 50% of the population

The Muslim Issue

Islam USA: Inside America’s only Muslim-majority city, where the call to prayer echoes in the streets – and Syrian refugees are welcomed in defiance of the governor

  • Hamtramck, Michigan, is officially the only city in America where Muslims form a majority after immigration from Bangladesh, Yemen and Bosnia
  • It is now welcoming Syrian refugees despite the Michigan governor wanting none in his state 
  • One new arrival tells Daily Mail Online: ‘There is a mosque on the corner, most of the people speak our language. This place feels like home.’ 
  • Latest census figures put Arabic population at 23 percent, Bangladeshi at 19 percent, Bosnians and other Muslims at around nine percent

The rest of America may be agonizing over the security implications of taking in those fleeing the twin horrors of Bashar al-Assad and…

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