Palestinian-American, former Somali refugee become first Muslim women elected to US Congress

Palestinian-American, former Somali refugee become first Muslim women elected to US Congress

Voters in Minnesota and Michigan on Tuesday elected the first two Muslim women to serve in the US Congress, a former refugee who fled Somalia’s civil war and a Detroit-born Palestinian-American. The victories by the two Democrats — Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib — came on an election night when members of multiple minority groups […]