Part of a Florida elections law is blocked for violating the Equal Protection Clause, according to a judge

A Florida elections law restricted voter registration groups, like preventing non-U.S. citizens from collecting voter registrations.

Gov. DeSantis sends more Florida Highway Patrol and National Guardsmen to southern border

Governor Ron DeSantis announced Florida Highway Patrol and National Guardsman are heading to the southern border.

Advocacy groups file lawsuit challenging Florida immigration law

Listen: Advocacy organizations filed a federal lawsuit last week challenging Florida’s restrictive new immigration law. The law is one of the strongest yet against undocumented immigrants, Governor DeSantis said before signing the bill in May....
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Targeting immigrants, Florida announces a list of banned driver licenses from other states

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced driver’s licenses from other states that are invalid in Florida under a new law targeting undocumented immigrants.
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, June 2nd, 2023

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, June 2nd, 2023

League of United Latin American Citizens issues Florida travel advisory

The League of United Latin American Citizens issued a travel advisory for anyone going to Florida because of the state’s new immigration law.

MidPoint: Florida’s New Immigration Laws

Local Immigration lawyers Chelsea Nowel and Ananis Makar joined Shelley for an overview of the new punitive and disruptive Florida immigration laws that threaten the Florida economy and treat undocumented people with a complete lack...

New stimulus package still excludes some citizens and taxpayers.

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources The new $900 billion coronavirus stimulus package is still in limbo over President Donald Trump’s refusal to sign. And while it does fix a marriage penalty for...

Ybor City vigil for victims of border patrol

Groups like the Border Patrol Victims Network are organizing a vigil in Tampa’s Ybor City Thursday for people who have been killed by Customs and Border Protection officers. Jenderless is an organizer with Occupy ICE...

Insults fly in discussion of immigration policy under Trump

The controversial topic of immigration policy under President Trump led to a fiercer-than normal debate at the typically polite Suncoast Tiger Bay Club in St. Petersburg Friday afternoon; it got off to a steamy start even by...

Since Trump’s election, Tampa-area immigrants are on edge

The Southern Poverty Law Center has documented 23 incidents of hateful harassment and intimidation in Florida since the election of Donald Trump and they’ve counted more than 400 nationwide; in the Tampa Bay area advocates...
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In Tampa, Donald Trump says he should get minorities’ votes

Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump held a rally Wednesday afternoon at the Florida State Fairgrounds near Tampa; before the rally about 18 immigrants’ rights supporters held a press conference criticizing Trump’s policies toward immigrants and refugees. During his...

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