Cedillo/Wesson to Co-Introduce City of Sanctuary Resolution

Cedillo/Wesson to Co-Introduce City of Sanctuary Resolution

September 7, 2017

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Cedillo/Wesson to Co-Introduce City of Sanctuary Resolution

Los Angeles—Councilmembers Cedillo and Wesson will co-introduce a resolution declaring Los Angeles a City of Sanctuary. At the Immigrant Affairs, Civil Rights, and Equity Committee earlier today, the City’s Immigrant Advocate Peter Schey outlined a strategy to protect Dreamers, in light of President Trump’s recent announcement to abolish the DACA program. He advised that President Trump's penalties to punish Sanctuary Cities has no basis in law and is meant only to intimidate local officials.

WHO: President Herb Wesson, Tenth District
Councilmember Gil Cedillo, First District

WHAT: Introduction of City of Sanctuary Resolution

WHEN: Friday, September 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM

WHERE: Los Angeles City Hall, Council Chambers
200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

INFO: Fredy Ceja at (323)574-6013 or Fredy.Ceja@lacity.org

Councilmember Gil Cedillo currently represents the 1st Council District, which includes all or parts of the neighborhoods of Glassell Park, Cypress Park, Highland Park, Mt. Washington, Solano Canyon, Sycamore Grove, Elysian Park, Echo Park, Westlake, Angelino Heights, Temple Beaudry, Lafayette Park, Chinatown, Forgotten Edge, Lincoln Heights, Montecito Heights, Pico Union, Adams-Normandie, University Park, Mid Cities and Mac Arthur Park.

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