Escondido Landlords May Be Forced to Evict Illegal Immigrants
The Escondido City Council voted yesterday on an ordinance that would fine landlords who rent to illegal immigrants. Some say it's a step in the right direction to stop illegal immigration, while oth
Last night the chambers of the Escondido City Council were packed. People in attendance passionately spoke for and against a proposal to punish landlords who rent apartments to illegal immigrants. At the end of the tumultuous discussion, the council voted 3-2 in favor of the proposed ordinance. It’s expected to get final approval on a second vote in two weeks.
- David Fried, reporter for the North County Times .
- Sam Abed, councilmember for the City of Escondido.
- David Blair-Loy , legal director of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties.