Los Angeles County to Reunite Children and Families Separated at the U.S. Border at Supervisor Solis’ Direction

2020-10-27T13:25:50-07:00October 27th, 2020|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES, CA – At the direction of Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the Board of Supervisors today voted in favor of reuniting 545 children with their families who were separated starting three years ago during the Trump Administration’s immigration crackdown at the U.S. border, as disclosed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Supreme Court Allowing the Trump Administration to Halt Census Count

2020-10-13T17:45:33-07:00October 13th, 2020|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States allowed the Trump administration's request to halt the census count while an appeal plays out: "I am utterly disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the federal government can stop counting for the 2020 census. [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the passage of the 2020-21 Supplemental Budget

2020-10-01T11:28:11-07:00September 29th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Arts, Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Jobs, Policy, Press Release|

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed the 2020-21 Supplemental Budget, which brought the County’s total budget to $37.6 billion: “In March, in response to the global pandemic, the County Health Officer issued the Safer at Home Order, which upended our lives. “Initially, many thought COVID-19 was an [...]

LA County to Oppose Proposed Changes to Appeals in Immigration Proceedings

2020-09-15T13:25:37-07:00September 15th, 2020|Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to submit a comment expressing the County’s opposition to proposed changes in appeals during immigration proceedings: “For many immigrants having a fair day in court can mean the difference between living safely in the United States, [...]

LA County to End Transfers to ICE without a Judicial Warrant

2020-09-01T14:20:18-07:00September 1st, 2020|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Signaling the County’s resolve to continue to protect immigrants, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, prohibiting the use of County resources in transferring people to ICE custody without a judicial warrant. “It is the right time to end [...]

LA County to Oppose Exclusion of Immigrants from 2020 Census

2020-08-04T15:35:15-07:00August 4th, 2020|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her motion to oppose the federal government’s efforts to exclude immigrants from the 2020 Census count by directing the County to legally challenge this action:   “Trump recently issued a memorandum creating a policy that would exclude [...]

Supervisor Solis Advocates for Legal Due Process for Low-income Immigrants at Risk of Deportation

2020-07-21T14:44:01-07:00July 21st, 2020|Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

With nearly 3.5 million residents born outside of the United States, Los Angeles County is home to the largest immigrant population in any region in the nation. Immigrants make up 44 percent of the County’s workforce, run small businesses that generate 40 percent of the County’s self-employed income, and pay billions in federal taxes each [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Statement on LA Apparel

2020-07-15T19:56:12-07:00July 15th, 2020|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement in response to a COVID-19 outbreak at Los Angeles Apparel: “‘Made in America’ does not always translate into fair and safe workplace conditions. During my time as U.S. Secretary of Labor, I witnessed and addressed the exploitation of garment workers across the country, including [...]

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Statement on U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling on DACA

2020-06-18T14:13:49-07:00June 18th, 2020|Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: "Today’s 5-4 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in support of DACA is a victory for our country and for the nearly 800,000 young people in our country, [...]

LA County Works to Address Inequities Marked by COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-06-09T12:11:09-07:00June 9th, 2020|Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Communities of color are being hit disproportionately hard by COVID-19 due in part to systemic inequities and institutional racism. Black and Latinx communities are becoming infected and dying of COVID-19 at alarmingly high rates, underscoring longstanding racial and economic disparities. To mitigate this health inequity, the Board of Supervisors today approved a motion authored by [...]