FIFA, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, has opened an investigation into anti-gay slurs heard from supporters of the team from Mexico during the World Cup on Tuesday. Similar allegations have been made about the team’s matchup with Poland earlier in the tournament. The Mexican Football Federation was previously sanctioned by FIFA for an anti-gayContinue reading “Concerns about homophobia faced by asylum seekers”
Bridge to Rutland knows that gang activity is a major reason that people flee their country. Many of the asylum seekers arriving at our borders are trying to escape increasing levels of violence. Both Honduras and El Salvador have now declared a state of emergency to fight gang crimes. This is one of the manyContinue reading “Asylum seekers fleeing increased gang activity”
“There’s a 10-year-old who’s completely dehydrated,” said a Philadelphia City Council Member who met a bus of migrants shipped to Philadelphia from Texas. “It’s one of the more inhumane aspects that they would put a child who was dehydrated with a fever now, a very high fever (on the bus)…It’s a terrible situation.” The governorContinue reading “A girl with dehydration & fever among the migrants put on a bus in Texas”
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