LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement in Response to the Expanded Definition of Public Charge

2019-08-13T12:39:00-07:00August 13th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement in response to the Federal Administration’s final rule expanding the definition of a ‘public charge’: “In yet another attack against our hard-working immigrant communities, the Trump Administration has announced it is moving ahead on its proposal to change the federal government’s longstanding policy on [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement Opposing Federal Administration’s Expansion of Expedited Removal of Immigrants

2019-07-30T13:12:52-07:00July 30th, 2019|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 direct LA County’s Chief Executive Officer and the Legislative Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations team to send a five-signature letter to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Los Angeles County Congressional [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement in Opposition to New Federal Asylum Eligibility Rule

2019-07-30T13:00:15-07:00July 30th, 2019|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 send a five-signature letter to the U.S. Attorney General, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the LA County Congressional Delegation to express the Board’s firm opposition to the interim final rule, [...]

LA County to Expand Safety Net for Children Abandoned During Federal Immigration Enforcement Actions

2019-07-16T14:06:08-07:00July 16th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis that will enhance the County’s efforts to recruit relatives and family friends who can serve as caregivers for children whose parents are in the custody of ICE agents. Representing 35 percent of Los Angeles County’s [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement in response to SCOTUS’ decision on 2020 Census citizenship question

2019-07-01T10:48:06-07:00June 27th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court released their 5-4 decision on whether a citizenship question should be added to the 2020 Census: “Today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to not include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census is a victory. We thank [...]

La declaración de la Supervisora Solis en respuesta de la decisión de SCOTUS sobre la cuestión de ciudadanía en el Censo 2020

2019-07-01T10:47:26-07:00June 27th, 2019|Immigration, Press Release, Spanish|

La Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis dio a conocer la siguiente declaración sobre la decisión 5-4 de la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. sobre una pregunta de ciudadanía al Censo de 2020: "La decisión de hoy de la Corte Suprema de los EE. UU. de no incluir una pregunta de ciudadanía sobre [...]

LA County Rallies in Response to SCOTUS Decision on the 2020 Census Citizenship Question

2019-07-01T10:49:01-07:00June 21st, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Officials Encourage County Residents to Participate in the Census More than 100 individuals from community organizations and government agencies joined Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Thursday in Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to not include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “Today's decision [...]

Supervisor Solis and the LA County Office of Immigrant Affairs expand outreach and support for immigrants

2019-06-18T12:27:51-07:00June 18th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Immigrants born in a different country comprise 35 percent of LA County’s population, contribute 36 percent of the County’s $653 billion GDP, account for more than 40 percent of the employed workforce, and make up more than half of small business owners. In response to continued attacks by the federal government upon this vital and [...]

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 [...]