Mayor Nick Inzunza declared National City an immigrant sanctuary in a proclamation he presented to immigrants rights activists during dueling rallies that brought about 400 people to City Hall yesterday.Democratic Party-linked Enrique Morones was there. That city already translates city council meetings into Spanish and accepts Mexico's Matricula Consular cards, which are widely used by illegal aliens.
Nick Inzunza, mayor of National City and candidate for state Assembly, passionately talks about how hard he works to improve the lives of poor people by giving voice to their struggles.
He has publicly taken credit for investing the millions he has made in real estate "to create affordable housing in the inner city."
What Inzunza never mentions, though, is that nearly all of the properties, with more than 100 rental units, have been the subject of lawsuits, complaints by tenants and code enforcement investigations.
...Asked recently about the condition of the properties, Inzunza said they belong to his wife, and that he hasn't "stepped foot on them in years." The mayor's name, however, is on all of the deeds except two, one of which he transferred solely to his wife this week, after being told The San Diego Union-Tribune examination of his properties was about to be published...
Immigration · Thu, 10/05/2006 - 19:37 · Importance: 1