Citizens Oppose LA County Supervisors Million Dollar Funding To Provide Legal Services To Illegal Residents

Press release from We The People Rising
December 20, 2016

Los Angeles County supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis are asking their colleagues to join them in setting aside $1 million in county funds that can be used to help individuals without legal status to fight deportation according to The county supervisors are introducing the funding request in conjunction with Sacramento legislation, Due Process For All, which calls for providing taxpayer funded legal services to those illegally in the state who are facing deportation.

"The supervisors push to expend funds on those in county illegally, is a misappropriation of the taxpayer's dollars," Robin Hvidston, CA State Coordinator for The Remembrance Project and Executive Director of We The People Rising, said.

Supervisor Hahn’s spokeswoman Liz Odendahl said that “The idea is to set up the legal fund with $1 million in the first year, then obtain matching funds from public or private donors.” The move is a preemptive one, aimed at short-circuiting President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge “to deport millions of immigrants living in the country illegally.”

This proposal does not benefit the American citizens in the county that are suffering and in need of assistance. 

"These funds should be earmarked for American citizens," Hvidston said. "The homeless families, veterans and unemployed citizens in the county should be recipients of these tax dollars, not those illegally in the county. In addition, The Remembrance Project has proposed a national initiative that would assist the families whose loved ones were killed by those illegally in the country. A plan that would specifically help American families. This is the type of plan that the supervisors should propose. They should be helping American families." 

President-elect  Trump has  stated that he supports  this initiative that has been proposed by The Remembrance Project.

Hvidston and members of her organization will join with local groups and concerned citizens at a drop-in Citizen Lobby visit to LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis' satellite office in Huntington Park in order to express opposition to this plan. A petition and information packet will be presented to the staff members. The visit will be at 4pm on Tuesday, 12/20/16. The address of the office is 2677 Zoe Avenue, Huntington Park, CA 90255.

"The supervisors are elected by the citizens and that is who they should represent," Hvidston said. "This proposed plan is like a slap in the face to the struggling and the needy citizens in the county."

Read the proposed plan here:


This is outrageous!  Using tax-payer money to help people evade presidential orders.  If that isn't treason, I don't know what is.  The LA County supervisors should all be removed from office at best, prosecuted at worst.  Well, those that voted in favour of this proposal.  However, if I remember from a previous post on this subject, the vote was unanimous.

The trouble with most Mestizos is they put family before duty to country.  Not me.  I'm not a fan of the government, but my first duty is to my Folk Community.  If a family member is a threat to the community then action must be taken.  I know where my first duty lies.  Maybe it's the German in me talking, but that's how it is.  And my ANP responsibilities fall under the category of duty to the Folk Community.

We The People Rising is a grassroots political organization based in Redlands, California.  Redlands is in adjacent San Bernardino County, not Los Angeles County.

TRIVIA:  San Bernardino County has a few claims to fame.  First, it's the largest real county in America (not counting paper counties in Alaska).  Second and third, it's the birthplace of the first McDonald's and Taco Bell.  Fourth, the birthplace of the Hell's Angels.  I guess that last one isn't anything to be proud of but it's true.

Dan 88!