A rumor claims that people are being asked for identification and verification of their immigration status before being accepted into a shelter.
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As rumor claims that people are being asked for identification and verification of their immigration status before being accepted into a shelter at Houston.
Viral Message Verification – This is false rumour. Shelters are run by volunteer organizations like the American Red Cross and they do not ask for ID before providing help and assistance to people in need of help. The city of Houston shot the rumor down again on Monday night.
Already clarified by City of Houston verified twitter account.
Houston officials alert those seeking shelter in area:— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) August 29, 2017
"WE WILL NOT ASK FOR IMMIGRATION STATUS OR PAPERS AT ANY SHELTER" pic.twitter.com/c9qOvB1lrD
Don’t believe in such fake messages.
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