Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Florida Senate Panel Blocks Immigration Tuition Bill

Florida’s Senate Higher Education Committee blocked a bill this Tuesday that, if passed, would have granted in-state tuition for certain children born in the U.S. to undocumented immigrants. The conditions of the Senate bill in question, SB 1018, would have allowed those children to pay in-state tuition provided that they graduated from a Florida high […]

Coalition in Florida Fights Back Against Efforts to Pass AZ-style Legislation

State lawmakers, church leaders, and immigrant activists have banded together in Florida to combat efforts to pass an Arizona-like immigration law in their state. The Florida Immigrant Coalition, which includes legislators from both political parties, held a telephone conference with media on Monday to denounce such legislation in their state it says could lead to […]