No one can deny the fact that the Yemenis in America are not seizing the opportunity of education. With the lack of education, we are living in an environment that is closed, and basically boring. A typical Yemeni-American lives a routine life between work, home, and annual visits to Yemen. Life passes by and nothing changes. The person stays the same intellectually. The only thing that changes in a person is the age. And then what happens next? Nothing! The same thing is repeated over generations. Since Yemenis started migrating to America in the 1920’s and 1930’s, history repeated itself for many generations and until this point. If we compare ourselves to other minorities, we can easily see the difference.
Now, if we go to a university in a city that has a significant number of Yemenis, the number of Yemeni student won’t go beyond what you can count with your 10 fingers. The reasons are many, but let’s not talk about that. Let’s see what Yemenis are depriving themselves from: