October 28, 2017

Immigrant shelter rejected by Escondido – proponents tell Americans to “go back to Europe” (note, if you explain to this Spanish speaking genius that her ancestors came from Europe, you will likely be labeled a “racist”)

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At the Escondido City Council meeting Maribel Solache, sitting with her daughter Valentina, 11, both supporters of the proposed immigrant shelter for kids in the city, holds a sign directed at people sitting across the room who are against the shelter. (Charlie Neuman – San Diego Union Tribune)


San Diego Union Tribune
October 15, 2017

Immigrant shelter rejected by Escondido

A proposal to convert a vacant nursing home in a southwest Escondido neighborhood into a shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children was rejected by the City Council Wednesday night in a 4-1 vote.

Hundreds of people — many holding signs for or against the shelter — packed the council chambers for the hearing, as the panel weighed an appeal of an earlier Planning Commission decision to deny the shelter.

The council majority agreed with the commission that the shelter was incompatible with the surrounding neighborhood for reasons including traffic, safety, parking and community character… HERE