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Like most Americans, Tom Gjelten comes from an immigrant family. His grandfather, Nicolai Ordahl, was born and raised on a farm in Norway.
Muslims are now one of the fastest growing immigrant groups in the USA.
Victor Alarcón, Sr., followed his sisters-in-law to the United States even though he had no contacts there and spoke no English.