Refugee-turned-Congresswoman Ilhan Omar shares her insights on the refugee crisis, US tensions with Iran and how she thinks the US should handle migrants at the border.
In 2018, our Across Women’s Lives desk spoke to (or about) numerous women who've had a profound impact on their communities. Many of them challenged the status quo.
For many Muslim Americans, the presence of a Quran is a symbolic moment amid a presidential administration that has seemed to wage an all-out war on the triple whammy of what Tlaib and Omar represent: immigrants, Muslims and women.
It's a record. After the midterm results are tallied, more than 100 members of Congress are expected to be women.
Congressional candidate Ilhan Omar is poised to become the first Somali American woman to hold national office.