Governor Newsom to Meet with San Diego Leaders on Relief and Humanitarian Aid for Asylum Seekers


SAN DIEGO — Governor Gavin Newsom will join several San Diego leaders on Thursday to meet and coordinate efforts to provide relief and humanitarian aid to asylum seekers. Governor Newsom’s budget proposed $25 million General Fund (including $5 million to be made available in the current year) for an immigration rapid response program to assist qualified community-based organizations and non-profit entities in providing services to asylum seekers.

Who: Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, San Diego County Supervisors Nathan Fletcher and Greg Cox, City Councilmember Chris Ward, and Jewish Family Service and ACLU of San Diego.

When: Tomorrow, Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Where: 1350 Front Street, Eshleman Auditorium (6th Floor), San Diego, CA, 92101.