The other is Ms Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian-American who will be representing Michigan’s 13th Congressional District.
Rashida Tlaib and Ilham Omar Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib won the race for the Democrats in the state of Michigan.
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib become first two Muslim American women elected to US congress Here's what you need to know about the first two Muslim women elected to the US Congress, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib.
World Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib become first Muslim women in US Congress chicago, A onetime Somali refugee and the daughter of Palestinian immigrants shared the historic distinction Tuesday of becoming the first two Muslim women elected to the US Congress.
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are the first Muslim women and Sharice Davids and Debra Haaland the first native American women to be elected to Congress.
Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar won their races in Detroit and Minneapolis to become the first Muslim-American women in the House of Representatives.
The class of 2019 includes the youngest congressional women in history, 29-year-olds Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from New York and Abby Finkenauer from Iowa, as well as the first two Native American women, and the first two Muslim women, Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib and Somali-American Ilhan Omar.
BEIT UR AL-FAUQA, West Bank (Reuters) - Tuning into the news at dawn on Wednesday, the extended family of Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American woman to be elected to the U.S. Congress, celebrated her victory in their home in the Israeli occupied West Bank.
- Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, both Democrats, have marked their names in the book of history after their recent big wins in America - Omar who is Somali-American won the seat in Minnesota while Tlaib who is a Palestinian-American won that of Detroit on November 6 - The are currently being celebrated across America as this makes them the first Muslim women elected to US Congress Despite the growing rate of Islamophobic attacks in America and hostility towards immigrant, it appears there are still many people who choose to look past all of that and think of humanity first.
What To Read Next Ilhan Omar will represent Minnesota while Rashida Tlaib will be Michigan's representative.