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Sunday, April 5, 2015
As the economy picks up across Minnesota, the state's Somali-born population continues to battle higher than average unemployment
The most recent figures, for 2011-2013, put Somalis' unemployment at 21%t, about three times the rate for the general population during the same period of time. Census numbers show that of Minnesota's five largest immigrant groups, Somali unemployment is the highest. More than half of the state's Somalis live in poverty.