Minneapolis Public Housing Authority Votes To Subsidize Somalis’ Trips Back To Africa

Public housing residents in Minneapolis will no longer need to pay their normal monthly rent when travel abroad erases their income. m.startribune.com/housing-board-…
“Virtually all Somalis who live in the US came here (we are told) as poor refugees.

So how persecuted and fearful of returning home are they if many travel back and forth to Africa and taxpayers of MN cover most of their rent?...” Ann Corcoran of Refugee Resettlement Watch.
Somali city council member Abdi Warsame said common reasons for travel abroad include visiting families left behind or participating in the hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca that Muslims are expected to make at least once.
“This was brought up to us again and again and again in every building we visited in our ward. Everybody was afraid to leave the country,” Warsame told the Star Tribune.
Warsame told the board that the policy in place for the past five years works a particular hardship on elderly East Africans who must save for long periods if they want to visit their homelands.
He said that many receive federal Supplemental Security Income, which is halted when the recipient is outside the United States.
The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority board now has two members of Somali descent, Mohamud Tamir and Abdullahi Isse. The agency’s resident advisory board also backed the change in rent policy for extended absences.”
Exactly “who” are you claiming is in danger, and why, @Ilhan?

Your tweet is just more of the usual BS we’ve all come to expect.

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