How U.S. policy may keep money from some Somali families

Aired: 7/18/2015 | 0:09:53 | Clip
According to community leaders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, 80 percent of the Somali-Americans send money back to East Africa. Aid groups say 40 percent of Somalia’s population relies on those dollars -- known as remittances -- to survive. But recently, strict regulations meant to prevent that money from falling into the hands of terrorists have compromised that vital flow of dollars.

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