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Bank decisions will cut Somali-American support to relatives

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Minneapolis - Every month, 28-year-old Goth Ali manages to scrape together $400 to $500 to send to his siblings in east Africa.

As soon as Ali is paid by the cell phone shop the works for in the Village Market, he uses a service known as a hawala to wire the cash to his family.

Ali, who came to the United States at 16, said his older brother in Somalia struggles to feed his five children, even though he owns a small business.

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