Immigration

Solana Beach declares support for its DACA residents

Solana Beach declares support for its DACA residents

Solana Beach has become the first local government to call on Congress to find a swift and uncompromised solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) crisis, the Obama-era program that has shielded from deportation more than 800,000 unauthorized immigrants — roughly 40,000 of whom live in San Diego County.

Nearly a dozen advocates made impassioned appeals for the Solana Beach City Council on Wednesday, Nov. 15, to pass its proposed resolution, including the La Colonia de Eden Gardens Foundation, the ACLU, the North County Immigration Task Force and Alliance San Diego. They relayed one story after another about youths forced back into the shadows in the two months...

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