With Federal Housing Assistance in Jeopardy, LA County to Support Mixed-Status Families

2019-06-04T13:34:57-07:00June 4th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Under current federal law, undocumented immigrants and immigrants who have been victims of domestic violence or sexual assault are ineligible for public housing subsidies, but they can live with their mixed-status family if a relative in their household is eligible for federal housing assistance. However, last month the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the 2019 Homeless Count

2019-06-07T17:15:08-07:00June 4th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, Veterans, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has issued the following statement following the release of the 2019 Homeless Count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA): “With the voters’ approval of Measure H, LA County has been able to build more shelters, provide more services, and place more people into temporary and permanent [...]

La Declaración de la Supervisora Solis en Contra la Nueva Regla Propuesta por HUD

2019-05-14T12:19:08-07:00May 14th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

La Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis dio a conocer la siguiente declaración en contra de la nueva propuesta del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD) que intenta de impedir que familias inmigrantes reciban ayuda federal para viviendas: "Esta administración ha lanzado otro ataque en contra de las familias inmigrantes con [...]

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 [...]