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Turner to Voice Opposition to Whaley's Offer to Take in Immigrant Children

DAYTON -- Congressman Mike Turner is planning to speak to the media at 1 p.m. today to "discuss Mayor Whaley's irresponsible comments offering Dayton as a receiver site for the relocation of illegal immigrants currently detained at the U.S. border."

Following reports that Mayor Nan Whaley had been in contact with the federal government regarding this offer, Turner and other local leaders sent a letter on Sunday night to President Barack Obama.

Read the letter to Obama here
 
The letter states that Whaley does not have the authority, the resources or the support to speak on behalf of Dayton and the surrounding communities.

"It has come to our attention that Dayton, Ohio Mayor Nan Whaley has contacted officials at the Department of Health and Human Services and offered the City of Dayton as a site for the relocation of illegal immigrants crossing the southern border from Mexico," the letter to Obama begins.

The letter is signed by Turner, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer, Centerville Mayor Mark Kingseed, Beavercreek Mayor Brian Jarvis and the three Greene County Commissioners, Bob Glaser, Alan Anderson and Tom Koogler.

The letter also claims that Whaley's proposal would have a significant impact on local law enforcement, education, healthcare and housing resources.

"The City of Dayton, Montgomery County and the surrounding communities are facing significant budgetary challenges. The cost of providing for these illegal immigrants, whether in the form of law enforcement, education, healthcare and housing, will have a severe negative impact on our ability to continue providing basic services to our community," the letter states. While our hearts go out to those affected by the border crisis, including the unaccompanied children who are now at our border, our community is not prepared to provide support or assistance to solve this crisis."

We will be at Turner's news conference, planned for 1 p.m. today at his district office, 120 West Third Street, Suite 305, Dayton.

 
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