I’m not surprised, neither should anyone else.
America’s First Would-Be Somali State Legislator Embroiled in Potential Marriage, Immigration Fraud Scandal
Ihlan Omar scored a historic victory in Minnesota last Tuesday when she defeated 22-term incumbent Phyllis Khan in the DFL party primary, setting her up for an almost-certain election in November in heavily DFL state House District 60B. Omar would also be the first Somali state legislator in the country.
Longtime State Rep. Phyllis Kahn Defeated By Somali Activist Ihlan Omar //cbsloc.al/2aJYIT9
Longtime State Rep. Phyllis Kahn Defeated By Somali Activist
A Somali activist has unseated one of the Minnesota Legislature’s longest-serving members in a Democratic primary.
Now just days after her upset primary victory, Omar faces serious allegations that she engaged in marriage and possible immigration fraud.
In a story by attorney Scott Johnson at the Powerline blog on Friday, there are allegations that one of her sham marriages may be to her own brother:
A reader has written us to point out that the Somali website Somalispotposted information last week suggesting Omar’s involvement in marriage and immigration fraud. The post notes that Omar married Ahmed Hirsi in 2002. Hirsi is the father of Omar’s three children.Omar is depicted with Hirsi and their children on Omar’s campaign website here.