Rep. Ihlan Omar of Minnesota is former refugee, a Muslim, a mom

Rep. Ihlan Omar of Minnesota is former refugee, a Muslim, a mom of three, and the first Somali-American legislator in the United States.

She took aim at President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration on Wednesday noting that many refugees come to the United States because the fear for their lives in their home country.

“The irony in this is that this country that people are fleeing to is becoming one of tyranny, it’s becoming one of dictatorship and it’s becoming one that is turning its face against the values that it is supposed to stand for.”