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Community leaders in South Florida are calling on the federal government to avoid worsening an already dire humanitarian crisis in Haiti by renewing the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) of many Haitian residents.
The decision by the West Palm Beach City Council to demonstrates its commitment to welcoming immigrants and refugees, regardless of race, religion, ethnicity and country of origin in a written resolution is a sign of poltical courage that MIami-Dade County Commisioner have been unwilling to make.
Dozens of parents, children and community leaders succesfully urge the Miami Dade County School Board to strongly reaffirm its commitment to immigrant students and families, regardless of immigration status.
A packed room of parents, community residents and faith leaders sporting orange ribbons convinced the Broward County School Board to unanimously approve a measure that designated the Broward School District an inclusive, safe and welcoming district that protects all children.
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.
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
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.