Sudanese Americans are Americans of Sudanese ancestry or a Sudanese who has American citizenship. Sudanese Americans can also include children born in America to an American parent and Sudanese parent. There is a community of 42,249 Sudanese Americans whose ancestors or they have emigrated from their natives countries to the U.S. in the 1980s and 1990s fundamentally. Because in 2010 North Sudan and South Sudan were still one country, this figure is the set of Americans originating from both sides of Sudan. Many Sudanese emigrated to United States in the 1990s as war refugees, escaping of civil war in Sudan and of the refugee camps in Africa.