Public Policy

Escondido issues ‘COVID-19 Action Plan’ (Updated 3/22: first local death, cases soar.)

(Editor’s Note: We will be updating coronavirus information on a regular basis. This report is for Sunday March 22, 2020. It is not intended as a comprehensive source, but aims to highlight resources and news of interest to the community.) San Diego County cases rise dramatically The number of COVID-19 cases in San Diego County rose to 205 on Sunday from 159 Saturday, 131 on…

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ACLU steps up for stranded asylum seekers

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesady against the U.S Department of Homeland Security. The suit demands that people seeking asylum who have been subjected to the Trump administration’s dangerous Remain in Mexico policy – referred to by the government as the “Migrant Protection Protocols” (MPP) – and who have expressed a fear of being returned to…