Salvation Army In Bell Proposes Shelter To House 136 Undocumented Children

How about you stop making it so hard for women of domestic violence to get shelter for them and their families. This is ridiculous , how much will the government pay these shelters? And they always run out of money to help the people. This stinks!

CBS Los Angeles

BELL (CBSLA.com) — The Salvation Army in Bell made a proposal Wednesday that won cheers and jeers.

At a Bell City Council meeting, the organization proposed housing and providing shelter for 136 undocumented children.

The meeting drew opponents and proponents. KCAL9’s Juan Fernandez said the meeting was packed and tempers flared.

Those opposed worried that the city could not afford the expenditure.

“These parents should have the responsibility of protecting their children,” said Sandy Orozco.

Those in favor said Bell should do its part to help refugee children during a time of humanitarian crisis.

“This country, when there’s wars, ” said Gerry Mayagoitia, “ask other countries to help the refugees. Accept them, let them in.  But when we have a crisis, at our border, we turn them away.”

“Compassion and empathy are free,” said Nora Saenz. “That’s something we should have an abundance of.”

The shelter’s proposed location is at…

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