A growing homeless encampment has been sighted in National City, located in South San Diego County. As the homeless crisis grows, the population is increasing due to the Biden-Harris migrant border crisis.
City leaders say their ‘hands have been tied’ in dealing with the homelessness because of being in a pandemic, but a convention center will be opened for unaccompanied migrant children where they will get health care, nutritious food, recreation and educational opportunities.
National City Mayor Sotelo-Solis wanted to make it clear that ‘it’s not illegal to be homeless. What is illegal is illegal dumping, illegal fires.’
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The former Mayor of National City said, “It doesn’t seem to be near as much enforcement. I don’t see too many too of much this up around La Jolla or Rancho Bernardo or anywhere.”
The now Democrat-majority San Diego County leadership is painting the situation as good for their constituents.
Supervisor Nathan Fletcher spoke in front of the convention center as