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Resource ID: #17237
Subject: Immigrants
Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune
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Date: Nov. 19, 2000

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Somali refugees in Minnesota have sent at least $75 million to East Africa, using banks to make large wire transfers. While most of the money sent is said to be for humanitarian aid, federal investigators believe the collection system may exist to "contribute small sums for guns and clan-based militias back home.

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