Somalis in Minnesota

Somali immigrants to Minnesota

Pull Factors

  • There are more jobs in Minnesota than Minnesota.
  • They can go back to school if they want
  • Cheaper housing

Push Factors

  • There is a lot of fighting in Somalia
  • Poor housing
  • Pirates

Ravensteins laws

Long distance migrants toto cities

Rural to urban


Most of the Somalis in Minnesota are in. Minneapolis, but they are spr rad out a decent amount

Half of the Somalis have no jobs at all

Challenges they face

A lot of them don't have jobs

Most of them have a lack of knowledge about US laws, the environment, and other general information about how things work here