Somali-American Refugee Eyes Historic Role in Minnesota State Legislature

October 31, 2016 12:07 AM
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Twenty-two years ago, Somali-born Ilhan Omar was living in a refugee camp in Kenya. Today, she has her sights set on the Minnesota state House of Representatives after a successful primary election campaign that has her positioned to make history in the United States. VOA’s Kane Farabaugh has more from Minneapolis, Minnesota.