Child immigrant turned Rotterdam mayor aids refugees

Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb, Holland's first Muslim immigrant mayor, is offering asylum-seekers shelter and hopeAhmed Aboutaleb knows what it’s like to arrive as a child destitute in a strange land. Now with Europe bitterly divided over the refugee crisis, Holland’s first Muslim immigrant mayor is offering asylum-seekers shelter and hope. Four decades after leaving Morocco with his family, Aboutaleb, mayor of Rotterdam since 2009, connects more intimately than most with the complex issues at the heart of Europe’s worst migrant crisis since World War II.

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