Cedillo to Hold Immigrant Affairs Committee Meeting Thursday

Cedillo to Hold Immigrant Affairs Committee Meeting Thursday

December 5, 2017

MEDIA ALERT
Cedillo to Hold Immigrant Affairs Committee Meeting Thursday
To take up City of Sanctuary Resolution, DACA, TPS and Border Wall Contractors

Los Angeles—Councilmember Cedillo will host the Immigrant Affairs, Civil Rights and Equity Committee Thursday, where the committee will take up motions addressing City of Sanctuary, support for the DACA and TPS programs, Border Wall Contractors, Letters of Representation and SB54.

WHO: Councilmember Gil Cedillo, First District

WHAT: Immigrant Affairs, Civil Rights and Equity Committee Meeting

ITEM NO. 1 (17-0002-S67)
Resolution (Huizar - Cedillo) and Chief Legislative Analyst report relative to supporting SB 30 (Lara) in the City's 2017-18 Federal Legislative Program, regarding the prohibition of contracts to companies involved in the construction of the proposed federal border wall.

ITEM NO. 2 (17-0002-S126 )
Resolution (Cedillo - Wesson) and Chief Legislative Analyst report relative to supporting the extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Program in the City's 2017-18 Federal Legislative Program.

ITEM NO. 3 (17-1039)
Resolution (Huizar - Cedillo) relative to the requesting the City Attorney to either join the California Attorney General's lawsuit against the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program inasmuch as the termination of the DACA disproportionately affects California residents and the State's economy, or to initiate a separate lawsuit regarding this matter on behalf of the City.

ITEM NO. 4 (17-1040)
Resolution (Cedillo - Wesson - Rodriguez) relative to declaring the City of Los Angeles to be a City of Sanctuary protecting the human rights of all the residents.

ITEM NO. 5 (17-0536)
City Attorney report and Ordinance relative to adding Article 24 to Chapter 1, Division 10 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code requiring City contractors to disclose all bids, proposals and contracts relating to the Trump Administration's proposed border wall.

ITEM NO. 6 (17-1198)
Los Angeles Police Department to report verbally, relative to the impact of SB 54 on the City's policies, practices, procedures and protocols with respect to any contact (required or voluntary) with Federal immigration authorities.

ITEM NO. 7 (17-1077)
Chief Legislative Analyst to report relative to establishing a program for the issuance of letters of representation to individuals at risk of deportation; and City Attorney to report verbally relative to the City's Immigrant and Civil Rights Advocate's recommendations on proposed topics for potential litigation.

The Committee may recess to Closed Session to confer with its legal counsel regarding initiation of litigation pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9 - (three cases).

WHEN: Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 1:00 PM

WHERE: Los Angeles City Hall, Council Chambers
200 N. Spring Street, Room 340, Los Angeles, CA 90042

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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