Fear of visa ban puts Minnesota’s Somali community on edge
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President Donald Trump is expected soon to order a ban on granting visas to citizens of several Muslim-majority countries.
The nations expected to be listed are Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Yemen, Sudan and Somalia. Minnesota is home to the nation’s largest concentration of Somalis, and reports of a pending ban are making people tense.
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