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Somali Refugee Integration in the U.S.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar of the Minnesota House of Representatives is the first Somali American legislator in the United States.

Columbus and Minneapolis have the largest Somali refugee populations in the United States. Both cities face different concerns when integrating refugees into their local population, and the both have taken different approaches to the integration challenge. Today we'll talk about what these cities may be able to learn from each other when settling refugees from Somalia.

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