Sheesh! See if you can figure out the marital status of the highly touted first Somali woman to win an important election in Minnesota.
Here is how Leo Hohmann describes the latest twists and turns in the story at World Net Daily:
America’s soon-to-be first female Muslim legislator has a problem on her hands.
She’s accused of being married to two men, at the same time, including one who may be her brother. The second marriage was allegedly a sham, meant to deceive the U.S. government’s immigration system, allowing him to emigrate from the United Kingdom, according to local Minneapolis media.
But Ilhan Omar, a 33-year-old Somali refugee who was the victor in Minnesota’s Aug. 9 Democratic primary, denies the story, issuing a statement calling it “categorically false” and based on “absurd rumors that don’t bear repeating.” She charged those raising the issue are “racists” using “Donald Trump tactics” to drive a wedge between various demographic segments of Minnesota voters.
Continue reading and see if you can figure out what is going on!
History of immigration fraud with Somali refugees
I’m quoted in here about the widespread fraud that saw possibly as many as 20,000 Somalis get in to the US prior to 2008 by lying about their family relationships. In an episode the US State Department and its resettlement contractors would like to forget, the so-called ‘P-3 family reunification program’ was closed to Somalis and a few other African groups for four years (from 2008-2012).
We have an extensive archive of stories on the scandal, click here for more.
The US State Department never went back to find and deport those who so flagrantly broke US immigration law.