Category: Ibrahim Hirsi

In new book, U of M professor captures stories of Somali diaspora

“What I’m basically comparing is the three settlements, three immigration policies and how they shape the migration experience of Somalis,” said Abdi. “In each place, Somalis find certain things that are positive, but also they experience certain challenges that are unique to the context.”

‘We know what the problem is’: Forum offers perspectives on racial disparities in Minnesota

“What that often means is, ‘You know, you can get here and if you can be competitive, we’ll give you an interview.’ What it doesn’t pay enough attention to is what does it take on the educational front to even be competitive for what’s happening here.”