“It will provide rapid response funding to nonprofit legal service
organizations that represent individuals and families facing removal
proceedings in the county, as well as supporting pilot programs that
seek to expand the pool of immigration attorneys available to provide
representation. The L.A. Times reports that initiative will be funded in
partnership between the city and county, with the County Board of Supervisors pledging to provide $3 million, and the city providing an additional $1 million.”
Meanwhile, homelessness continues to be a major issue for American
citizens in Los Angeles, with approximately 49,000 homeless individuals
(including over 2,300 children) living in the city — an increase of 5.7%
from last year.
Also, approximately 11,500 people were found living in their vehicles or in encampments.
On a side note, crime is obviously a huge issue in the city, as well — especially as it relates to the illegal immigrant community:
“In Los Angeles, for example, dozens of members of a ruthless
Salvadoran prison gang have sneaked back into town after having been
deported for such crimes as murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and
drug trafficking. Police officers know who they are and know that their
mere presence in the country is a felony. Yet should a cop arrest an
illegal gangbanger for felonious reentry, it is he who will be treated
as a criminal, for violating the LAPD’s rule against enforcing
In other words: The creation of this “Defense Fund” is beyond
ridiculous, and a slap in the face to all American citizens (including
all of the legal immigrants in Los Angeles).
And, more importantly: How do we put a stop to the actions of these traitors and lawbreakers who hold public office?