Gil Cedillo

L.A. leaders just vowed to fight deportations under Trump. Here's what they've proposed

L.A. leaders just vowed to fight deportations under Trump. Here's what they've proposed

Los Angeles city officials on Thursday began outlining a wide-ranging battle plan for dealing with the Donald Trump presidency, vowing to push back against efforts to deport people in this country illegally while also working to protect — and perhaps even increase — federal funding for projects ranging from transportation to homelessness.

The most pressing priority, officials said, is to address concerns that Trump will make good on his promise to crack down on illegal immigration, which has sparked both anxiety and protests across the city. Los Angeles County is home to more than 1 million of the estimated 11 million immigrants in the country without...

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