LA County Rallies for Census 2020 Call to Action Day to Ensure that Everyone Counts

2019-04-01T13:42:12-07:00April 1st, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

More than 100 individuals from community organizations, unions, and government agencies joined Los Angeles County Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Mark Ridley-Thomas and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday at a ‘Census Call to Action’ rally at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles. The rally highlighted their shared commitment to ensuring that hard-to-reach populations [...]

Los Angeles County Takes Steps to Protect Immigrants from Notario Fraud

2019-01-25T22:52:49-07:00January 22nd, 2019|Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

At 3.5 million, Los Angeles County has more immigrants than any other county in the nation. Profiting off the County’s foreign-born communities through a scam called ‘notario fraud,’ individuals posing as licensed attorneys are cashing in on immigrants who want to establish U.S. residency or other legal immigration status. In response, today the Board of [...]

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Governor Newsom’s Proposed Budget

2019-01-18T18:14:52-07:00January 11th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Immigration, Jobs, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after California Governor Gavin Newsom released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2019-20: “A budget is a moral statement of one’s values. And with Governor Newsom’s new budget, it is clear that the new Governor believes that California values include fighting for our most [...]

LA County Opposes Trump Ban on Some Asylum Seekers

2018-12-18T22:58:50-07:00December 18th, 2018|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Last month, the Trump Administration took action to prohibit asylum eligibility for certain individuals, without consideration of the dangers they face in their home country. These individuals would be denied asylum eligibility solely because they did not enter the United States at a designated port of entry. In response, Los Angeles County will file a [...]

Los Angeles County Denounces Deportation of Vietnam War Refugees

2018-12-18T22:55:03-07:00December 18th, 2018|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA- In 2008, President George W. Bush signed an agreement with Vietnam that bars the deportation of war refugees who arrived in the United States prior to July 12, 1995—the date the two countries re-established diplomatic relations. In the latest move to restrict U.S. immigration, the Trump Administration has reinterpreted that agreement in [...]

LA County Opposes Trump Administration’s Proposal to Detain Migrant Children and Families Indefinitely

2018-11-28T22:36:25-07:00October 30th, 2018|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Trump Administration has proposed terminating the Flores Settlement Agreement to erase decades of hard-fought protections of detained immigrant children. Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, objecting to this proposed rule to remove court-imposed [...]

El Condado de Los Ángeles se Opone a la Propuesta de la Administración Trump de Detener Indefinidamente a Niños y Familias Migrantes

2018-11-28T22:36:46-07:00October 30th, 2018|Immigration, Spanish|

La Administración de Trump ha propuesto la terminación del Acuerdo Flores para borrar décadas de protecciones para los niños inmigrantes detenidos. Hoy, la Junta de Supervisores aprobó una moción escrita por la Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis, y co-autora Supervisora Sheila Kuehl, objetando esta propuesta de eliminar los límites del tiempo [...]

La Declaración de la Supervisora Solis Sobre la Propuesta de Donald Trump de Poner al Fin a la Ciudadanía por Nacimiento

2018-11-28T22:55:47-07:00October 30th, 2018|Immigration, Spanish|

La Supervisora Hilda L. Solis da a conocer la siguiente declaración en respuesta al cambio propuesto por el Presidente Donald Trump quien dijo que iba a firmar una orden ejecutiva que terminaría con la ciudadanía por nacimiento: “La ciudadanía por nacimiento es un derecho que está claramente consagrado en la Constitución de los Estados Unidos – y es [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Donald Trump’s Proposal to End Birthright Citizenship

2018-11-28T22:55:35-07:00October 30th, 2018|Immigration, In the news|

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump stating that he would sign an executive order ending birthright citizenship: "Birthright citizenship is a right that is clearly enshrined in the U.S. Constitution – and it is a right in more than 30 other countries. It is not something [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Proposed Expanded Definition of Public Charge

2018-11-28T22:52:09-07:00October 17th, 2018|Immigration, In the news|

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration filing in the Federal Registry on Oct. 10 a proposed change to the ‘public charge’ rule that would expand the definition of public benefits: “The Trump Administration has announced a proposed change to the ‘public charge’ rule that would expand the [...]