Ilhan Omar Somali-American Lawmaker Interview

Salem Solomon
Voice of America
Publication Date:
18 July 2017
Somalia, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Migration, United States, Canada and Africa

Ilhan Omar made history last year when she began her term as the first Somali-American lawmaker in the United States. Omar discusses her initiatives in combating the measles outbreak and steps that can be taken to prevent the radicalization of Somali youth.


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