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The city of Los Angeles has approved $10 million in funding for legal aid for immigrant children separated from their families at the southern border.
The Los Angeles City Council and county Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to add $10 million the LA Justice Fund, a public-private partnership established last year to help immigrants facing deportation proceedings.
The article goes on to state the following:
The development comes as the Trump administration continues to whether heightened scrutiny for its zero-tolerance immigration policy, despite efforts by President Trump to quell backlash over the separation of immigrant families.
In a statement, Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city is “answering cruelty with compassion.”
“No child should endure the trauma of being separated from their parents or the terror of not knowing if they will ever see their families again,” Garcetti said Tuesday.
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