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Somali immigrant and first generation Americans won U.S. elections

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 7, 2018) In what is being described as a referendum election on President Donald Trump, a hijab wearing immigrant from Somalia and two first generation Americans born to Eritrean and Palestinian immigrant parents won seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ilhan Omar, an immigrant from Somalia and Rashida Tlaib, born to Palestinian immigrant ...

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