Ilhan Omar married Ahmed Hirsi in 2018; they have three children together. The timeline of their marital history is tangled, according to Wikipedia: “In 2002 Omar became engaged to marry Ahmed Hirsi (né Ahmed Aden). They applied for a marriage license, but the application was not finalized. The pair had two children together before separating in 2008. In 2009, Omar married Ahmed Nur Said Elmi, a British citizen. She said that in 2011, she and Elmi had a faith-based divorce, and in 2017 the two were legally divorced. She said that in 2011, she reconciled with Hirsi. They had a third child in 2012, and in 2018 they were legally married”… Two Muslim men had been elected to Congress before Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib: Rep. Keith Ellison 0f Minnesota and Rep. André Carson of Indiana. Both men became Muslims as adults… Ilhan Omar became a naturalized U.S. citizen in the year 2000… Another woman of color elected to Congress in 2018 was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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