Los Angeles, CA — Today, Supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis offered a motion they have coauthored to create a fund to provide legal representation for Los Angeles County undocumented immigrants who are facing deportation but are unable to afford a lawyer.
“Undocumented immigrants facing deportation proceedings find themselves in terrifying circumstances that could alter the rest of their lives,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn. “And yet—the majority of them do not have any legal representation in their court proceedings. Due process is one of this country’s most central principles. It is one of the many reasons America is already great. Due process for all is something we should aspire to and we should start now.”Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn (District 4) instructed the Office of the County Counsel to file a public nuisance lawsuit against Anaplex, a metal plating business in the city of Paramount. The County’s Department of Public Health determined Anaplex to be emitting unsafe levels of chromium 6, a known human carcinogen.Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, in her first motion as a member of the Board of Supervisors, Supervisor Hahn joined Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas to offer resolution to include a sales tax initiative on the March ballot to address the homelessness crisis. The resolution passed with unanimous support.Read more