Tag: Florida Immigrant Coalition

Staff ReportsAugust 24, 2018

Two Florida immigrant rights groups have joined a federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Commerce Department’s plan to ask people about their citizenship status during the 2020 Census. The lawsuit, filed June 6 in the Southern District of New York, alleges that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross wants to intentionally discriminate against immigrants of color. Additionally, his […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 9, 2018

Tuesday marked the first day of Tallahassee’s annual 60-day Legislative Session, another year where Republicans control the state House, Senate and Governor’s mansion. Realizing it may be another tough year for progressives, approximately 30 activists gathered in Lykes Gaslight Park in downtown Tampa late Tuesday afternoon to denounce aspects of the GOP agenda that may become […]

Danny McAuliffeJanuary 9, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott laid out his ambitions — which included cutting taxes, addressing problems created by hurricanes Irma and Maria, and expanding victims’ rights, among other things — during the State of the State speech in the Capitol building on Tuesday, but not too far away, a different, more intimate crowd listened to an alternative […]


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