**WASHINGTON — The White House is putting forward a proposal to add a new racial category for people from the Middle East and North Africa under what would be the biggest realignment of federal racial definitions in decades.
If approved, the new designation could appear on census forms in 2020 and could have far-reaching implications for racial identity, anti-discrimination laws and health research.**
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I’m curious. Does creating a new race have anything to do with the forthcoming flood of refugees into America? Or is this just coincidence?