PONTIAC, Mich. (WWJ) – Oakland County officers are disputing a report relating to unlawful immigration that aired on the early morning Fox Information Channel program Fox & Pals First.
In accordance with a information launch from the county, Fox & Buddies reported Tuesday that Oakland County, Michigan is certainly one of eleven cities and counties that may present free authorized assist to unlawful immigrants dealing with deportation.
Oakland County Government L. Brooks Patterson says this isn’t true, and that the county isn’t offering any type of free authorized illustration to unlawful immigrants. The supply of the story, Mom Jones journal, lists Oakland/Alameda County in California, not Oakland County, Michigan.
Patterson stated he’s been getting some warmth from constituents because of the false report, and he needs to set the document straight.
“The report on Fox & Associates First couldn’t be farther from the reality,” Patterson stated. “Their egregious reporting error has induced indignant residents to name my workplace at this time. We’ve got contacted a Fox & Pals producer to right the story.”
It was not instantly clear if or when Fox & Pals would situation a correction. A spokesman for the county informed WWJ Newsradio 950 that, simply earlier than three p.m. Tuesday, he was nonetheless ready on a name again.