Category: Immigration

FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo on Donald Trump’s Executive Order

Today, FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement on Donald Trump’s executive order: “Today, young children are still being separated from their families, and held in internment camps in South Florida — and we still don’t know what the future holds for them. Donald Trump gets no credit for temporarily ending the cruel, inhumane,…

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Poll: Republicans support separating immigrant children; no other group does

A new Quinnipiac University poll finds Republican voters strongly back the immigrant children separation issue, while every other political persuasion and demographic group in the survey oppose it. The poll, released Monday afternoon, states that Republican voters, by 55-35 percent, support the policy of President Donald Trump of prosecuting parents immediately even if it means separating them from…

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UPDATE: Nelson, Wasserman Schultz shut out of facility holding immigrant kids

Sen. Bill Nelson and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz were denied entry Tuesday into a federal facility in Homestead housing immigrant children. The Florida Democrats wanted to see conditions inside the shelter and determine the status of what is reported to be about 1,000 youths there. Nelson said the company operating the facility granted a tour…

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American DREAMing: Gabriela’s Story

The Senate returns on Wednesday with its Republican majority down to one seat and buoyed Democrats issuing a full list of demands — such as funding children’s health care and protecting young undocumented immigrants

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