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Florida Legislature Kicks-Off Session With Attacks To The Safety of Immigrant Families

Florida Legislature Kicks-Off Session With Attacks To The Safety of Immigrant Families
House Bill 697 is just one of a total of 9 Trump-inspired bills that have been filed this session to intensify the persecution of undocumented immigrants and refugees and shut down any safe spaces for immigrant families, from their homes and neighborhoods, to schools, churches and hospitals.
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Come wait for the Election Results with us!

Come wait for the Election Results with us!
Over the past several months, community members have worked hard to turnout the vote. Join us tonight as we come together to enjoy the fruits of our labor. 7 pm Broward SEIU 1199 Offices 2881 Corporate Way Miramar, FL 33025… Read More
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What to Watch for at the Polls

What to Watch for at the Polls
What to watch for at the polls Florida is one of the rare states that has recently loosened a restriction on voting: Although its voter ID law remains in place, poll workers may now accept veterans’ health IDs, concealed-carry licenses,… Read More
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Two Years of Success: In-State Tuition

Two Years of Success: In-State Tuition
Three Florida DREAMERS and FLIC members- Sergio Gomez, Mariana Castro and Julio Calderon -- share what in-state tuition has meant to them and their families on the anniversary of the law's passage.
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MAY DAY – Join Us and Stand Against Hate and Racism

MAY DAY - Join Us and Stand Against Hate and Racism
May 1st marks the International Workers’ Day, a historic day when workers and migrants join forces to demand dignity and justice. We must come together now more than ever and stand up to the hateful rhetoric spreading across our nation.… Read More
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We Are Florida! 2016 Campaign and Legislative Session Wrap Up

We Are Florida! 2016 Campaign and Legislative Session Wrap Up
Once again, it was the participation and commitment of our members and allies in 2016 that helped defeat nine anti-immigrant and anti-refugee bills that threatened families in the state of Florida.
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1st Anniversary of In-State Tuition in Florida!

1st Anniversary of In-State Tuition in Florida!
My name is Julio Calderon and I am undocumented. I came to the United States when I was 16 years old, and so, I did not benefit from DACA. I went to Highschool never fully believing that College or University… Read More
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An Open Letter to Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina

The Government of the Dominican Republic plans to deport nearly 250,000 Haitian-Dominicans if they weren’t registered by midnight on Wednesday, June 17th. Hundreds of organizations and individuals have signed an open letter to Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina to stop… Read More
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[MPI] Immigrant and Refugee Workers in the Early Childhood Field: Taking a Closer Look

[MPI] Immigrant and Refugee Workers in the Early Childhood Field: Taking a Closer Look
  MPI ECEC Report_Release 1As Young Child Population Is Increasingly Diverse in U.S. and Florida, Early Childhood Field Faces Urgent Need to Improve Workforce’s Linguistic & Cultural Competence   Extensive research shows that high-quality early learning experiences are critical to children’s healthy development… Read More
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Pam Bondi: Withdraw Florida from partisan lawsuit attacking immigrants in Florida!

Pam Bondi: Withdraw Florida from partisan lawsuit attacking immigrants in Florida!
Immigrants are a part of the Florida community and deserve a chance to work hard, contribute, and be together. Tell Attorney General Pam Bondi to drop Florida’s name from this partisan lawsuit, stop attacking our state’s immigrant families, and be… Read More
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