Ilhan Omar: First female Somali American lawmaker

New York, the United States – An election that won Donald Trump the White House and gave Republicans control of Congress was an unlikely moment for the United States to also get its first Somali American legislator in the form of headscarf-wearing Ilhan Omar. Omar, a 34-year-old refugee from Somalia’s bullet-ridden capital, Mogadishu, won a seat…

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