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Immigration panel Saturday in Tampa listen

02/12/15 Seán Kinane
MidPoint with WMNF News Thursday
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Tags: Marisol Marquez, immigration, Raices en Tampa, Tampa, immigrants


Comprehensive immigration reform remains elusive in Congress; but here in Tampa, local activists are calling attention to the need to stop deportations.

This Saturday several groups are hosting a panel on immigration called Stop the Heartbreak.

WMNF spoke with Marisol Marquez, an organizer with the group Raices en Tampa.

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Tampa Dream Defenders criticize Governor Scott for vetoing bill to make it easier to get licenses listen

06/06/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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This week Florida Governor Rick Scott vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature to make it easier for undocumented Floridians to get identification documents like driver's licenses.

Thursday afternoon the Tampa Dream Defenders held a press conference to criticize Gov. Scott for his veto.

I interviewed Marisol Marquez about her concerns.

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