Somaliland: A Trump Administration Frightens Somali-Americans


Trump administration and the Somali American community

Somalilandsun- The victory of a presidential candidate who called for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S. and blamed Somali refugees for bringing terrorism to Minnesota left many Somalis shocked and worried about the future.
They are less concerned about actual policies that a Trump administration might impose. Instead, they are worried that those with anti-Muslim or anti-Somali feelings will feel emboldened to act upon hate and distrust notes Kirsti Marohn in her SCTimes piece titled With Trump win, Somalis fearful of future
With a hug An emotional Ilhan Omar celebrates her election as the first Somali political leader in U.S. historyEven some achievements like election of the first Somali-American Miss Ilhan Omar to a national legislature the anti-Muslim and anti-somali feelings expressed by president elect Donald Trump during the just concluded campaign and subsequent promises of fairness can not dampen the misgivings.