http://fox5sandiego.com/2014/08/06/aclu-appeals-escondido-rejection-of-housing-for-migrant-children/#ixzz39k1Qd2aW">ACLU appeals Escondido rejection of housing for migrant children
Christian De La Rosa
Aug. 6, 2014
ESCONDIDO, CA — There is a new push to open a detention facility for migrant children in San Diego County.
“The commission’s decision is not substantiated by the facts,” said
David Loy, legal director for the San Diego American Civil Liberties
A.C.L.U. is appealing the city of Escondido’s denial of a land use
permit to open a housing facility for unaccompanied minors crossing the
“The planning commission the decision was based purely on land use,” said Escondido City Mayor, Sam Abed.
But attorneys with the ACLU say city officials haven’t presented
enough factual evidence to deny the housing facility, which would
provide over 100 new jobs...
“I don’t understand why the A.C.L.U.’s position in getting involved
with the land use, I think the ACLU has a political agenda,” said Abed...