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Published December 16, 2010, 12:00 AM

Hashi Shafi, executive director of the Somali Action Alliance


Hashi Shafi, executive director of the Somali Action Alliance, talks Tuesday about the challenges of taking an accurate census in the Somali community at his office in Minneapolis. Nearly one in three people with Somali ancestry in the United States live in Minnesota, although some activists claim there are more. The latest release is an aggregate of five years of survey data that demographers say gives the best look at small population groups and small geographical areas since the 2000 Census. Associated Press
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