Meet Ilhan Omar: The Most Controversial Congresswoman

Ilhan Omar is one of the rising stars of Congress. The 37-year-old is a member of the House of Representatives serving Minnesota’s fifth congressional district. Ilhan is the first naturalized citizen from Africa and the first Somali-American elected to the United States Congress. She is also one of the first Muslim women to be elected.

Omar advocates living wage, affordable housing and healthcare, student loan debt forgiveness, the protection of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, and the abolition of ICE.

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