Florida Legislature Poised To Send Trump Style Immigration Bill Banning Sanctuary Cities To Governor

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The Florida House has passed a high called sanctuary city policies that shield immigrants who are arrested. Cord Byrd of Jacksonville Beach would ban those policies and require local authorities to honor detainer requests from U. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that can lead to a persons deportation. This bill is about protecting the citizens in the state of Florida said Rep. Currently aside from one areaAlachua County. Sanctuary cities are locales that have enacted measures to prevent local officials from cooperating with federal immigration authorities. Republicans rejected criticisms that the bill is anti immigrant. This bill is not about removing illegals from the state of Florida. Similar laws have been enacted or considered by Republican legislatures amid anguishing debates in a handful of other states. Cuban American lawmakers have had to grapple with the fact that their families received special immigration privileges when they arrived

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