Daily Archives: 05/19/2015

Southwest Key Programs v. City of Escondido

  BACKGROUND Since 2011, hundreds of thousands of unaccompanied children have entered the United States. Most come from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, seeking refuge from violence and persecution. The Office of Refugee Resettlement, part of the U.S. Department of…

Lawsuit Charges City of Escondido Unlawfully Rejected Housing for Unaccompanied Children

ESCONDIDO – Today in San Diego federal court, the ACLU filed a lawsuit charging that the City of Escondido manufactured zoning and land use pretexts to discriminate against vulnerable children fleeing violence and persecution in Central America. “This is what…