Judicial Watch sues Pete Buttigieg’s city admin. for records of ID cards created to help illegal aliens

Judicial Watch sues Pete Buttigieg’s city admin. for records of ID cards created to help illegal aliens
Pete Buttigieg, Al Sharpton (Image: Twitter screen grab)

[Ed. – If it’s all above board, why did the mayor’s office refuse to comply with requests to examine the records, which are supposed to be public?]

Judicial Watch announced today that it filed an Access to Public Records Act (APRA) open records lawsuit against the City of South Bend, Indiana, for records of communications between Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s office related to the creation of a municipal ID card for illegal aliens that was created by La Casa de Amistad, a local not-for-profit corporation (Judicial Watch v. City of South Bend (No. 71C01-1908-Ml-000389)).

On December 16, 2016, the South Bend Tribune reported that, “A nonprofit Latino advocacy group … unveiled a new identification card it hopes will make life easier for undocumented immigrants who live in [South Bend].” La Casa de Amistad Inc. are the creators of this “SB ID.” Mayor Pete Buttigieg reportedly worked “closely with La Casa de Amistad, South Bend’s main Latino outreach center … and the nonprofit’s executive director, Sam Centellas,” to create a “Community Resident Card.”…

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