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First Immigrant in Hafnarfjördur Town Council

Foreign-born vice-councilmember for the Social Democrats in Hafnarfjördur Amal Tamimi took a seat on the town council on Tuesday. This is the first time that an immigrant has become a councilmember in Hafnarfjördur.

Tamimi said she had been nervous but that everyone had been happy to have her join the council, Fréttabladid reports.

At the meeting, Tamimi proposed that a specialist would be hired for being in charge of immigrant issues in Hafnarfjördur and to establish better connections with Althjódahús, the Intercultural Center in Reykjavík.

Her proposal is being considered.

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