Somalia Immigration to Minnesota

Taylor Wilson

Pull factors

  • Better jobs
  • More freedom
  • Better housing

Push Factors

  • Not many good paying jobs
  • Not a good place to live
  • Lots of violence

Ravenstein's laws

  • Migrants traveling long distances usually settle in urban areas. Because there are better job.
  • Most migrants are adults with no kids. Because it's easier to travel to different countries with no kids

Where they live and work

Most of Somalians live in Twin Cities. Most work in food processing and meat packing

What are the challenges?

  • Their main challenge is finding jobs other than in the meat/food industry
  • They also have a challenge with discrimination

Where they live in Minnesota