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Repeal the Lake County Mexican Matricula Consular ID Card Resolution!


Ohioans protest the Mexican Government's distribution of fraudulent ID's to Mexican illegal aliens at St. Mary's Church in Painesville, Ohio

Call Lake County Commissioners and ask them to repeal the Resolution they passed in support of accepting the fraudulent Mexican Matricula ID cards that the Mexican government distributes to illegal aliens in Ohio and elsewhere in the U.S.

Dan Troy (D) 440-350-2745 (Sponsored resolution)

Bob Aufuldish (D) 440-350-2745

Ray Sines (R) 440-350-2745


(A copy of the Lake County Resolution endorsing use of the Mexican Matricula Consular ID card passed in 2005)


Commissioners' Office, Lake County

    Painesville, OH, October 13, 2005

      Commissioner Troy presented the following resolution and moved its adoption.


      WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners hereby finds and determines that all formal actions relative to the adoption of this resolution were taken in an open meeting of this Board of County Commissioners, and that all the deliberations of this Board of County Commissioners and of its committees, if any, which resulted in formal actions, were taken in meetings open to the public, in full compliance with applicable legal requirements, including Section 121.22 of the Revised Code, and

      WHEREAS, The Matrícula Consular or Consular ID Card is the official record issued by the Mexican Government to any Mexican individual living abroad. The High Security Consular Registration Document is issued to the petitioner as a proof of citizenship; and

      WHEREAS, the purpose of consular registration is to enable consular officers to provide protection and access to consular services, as well as to help relatives and authorities locate Mexican nationals abroad. Consular registration is recognized by international law and consular posts of every country around the world exercise the service to enable consular and diplomatic officers to furnish inherent rights and privileges of citizenship, and

      WHEREAS, throughout the country, the consular ID has gained recognition by government and law enforcement officials for the visitors and residents working in its communities.

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners, in and for Lake County, Ohio, hereby endorses the benefits to be derived to Mexican nationals of obtaining and using the Matrícula Consular.

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Clerk of the Board is hereby directed to forward certified copies of this resolution to the Lake County Auditor; Lake County Sheriff Daniel A. Dunlap; and to Oscar Antonio de la Torre Amezcua, Consulate of Mexico, 645 Griswold Ave., Suite 830, Detroit, MI 48226.

      Commissioner Sines seconded the resolution and the roll being called upon its adoption, the vote resulted as follows:

      "AYES": Commissioners: Aufuldish, Sines and Troy

      "NAYS": None

                                          Resolution adopted,

                                          Amy Elszasz, Clerk


      I, Amy Elszasz, duly appointed Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, do hereby certify that this is a true and accurate copy of a resolution adopted by said Board on October 13, 2005 and recorded in the Commissioners' Journal, Volume 2005.

      WITNESS my hand this thirteenth of October, 2005, in Painesville, Ohio.


                                          Amy Elszasz, Clerk

                                          Board of Commissioners, in and

                                          for Lake County, Ohio