FALLING THROUGH THE CRACKS? Rep. Keith Ellison (left), D-Minn., has urged U.S. government agencies to collaborate more in order to preserve the pipeline of money transfers to Somalia. Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman delivered a major speech on Somalia in June but failed to mention threats to the flow of remittances.
As concerns mount that Somali-Americans will lose their pipeline for sending money home, Washington's response has been marked by what critics see as secrecy, buck-passing and a lack of interagency coordination.

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