Monthly Archives: December 2016

$10 million legal aid fund proposed for immigrants

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced the creation of a $10 million fund to help provide legal assistance to local immigrants facing deportation proceedings. Garcetti said the plan is a direct response to Donald Trump’s threat to increase deportations of undocumented immigrants and other “dangerous rhetoric” by the president-elect. The city…

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John Duran to chair Latino education fund

WEST HOLLYWOOD — City Councilman John Duran has been elected chair of he National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund. Duran will serve a three-year term as chair of the board of directors. “The coming months offer our organization an extraordinary opportunity to ensure talented and qualified Latinos who want to…

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