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This Is What America Looks Like

My Journey from Refugee to Congresswoman

by Ilhan Omar

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My Journey from Refugee to Congresswoman
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A memoir by the Somali-American Muslim Congresswoman describes her early experiences as a refugee and immigrant student, exploring the roles of her patriotism, friendships and faith on her resolve to restore moral compassion throughout Washington, D.C.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., attends a press conference on Feb. 26 on Capitol Hill. Omar tells NPR the progressive left "has moved the needle on the national conversation" surrounding certain policies. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ilhan Omar On Her Memoir And Moving The Needle Toward Progressive Policies

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