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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

Escondido Landlords May Be Forced to Evict Illegal Immigrants

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.

Guests

  • 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.
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