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Congresswoman Wilson On The Trump Administration’s New Deportation Policies

Congresswoman Wilson On The Trump Administration’s New Deportation Policies

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson released the following statement on in response to President Trump’s new deportation rules: “The administration’s directive to expand deportations allegedly aims to make our communities safe. It will in fact achieve the opposite while simultaneously weakening the nation’s economy and betraying our American values. “District 24 is an […]

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Congresswoman Lee Applauds 9th Circuit Decision on Trump Executive Order

Congresswoman Lee Applauds 9th Circuit Decision on Trump Executive Order

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement in response to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the stay on the Trump administration’s executive order targeting refugees: “People across the country have come together to reject and resist the Trump Administration’s hateful, xenophobic executive order – and now the courts have affirmed […]

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Broward County Approves Resolution Welcoming Immigrants and Refugees

Broward County Approves Resolution Welcoming Immigrants and Refugees

While Immigrant Rights Are Under Attack Elsewhere in South Florida, Broward Stands Firm and Resolves to Protect All Families Ft. Lauderdale — On Feb. 7, 2017, the Broward County Board of Commissioners issued a resolution to demonstrate its commitment to welcoming immigrants and refugees regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, and country of origin. Francesca Menes, […]

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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Appointed To New Committees

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Appointed To New Committees

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson has been appointed to the influential House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and will serve on the following subcommittees: Highways and Transit; Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials; and Water Resources and Environment.  “I am honored to be a member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, which will […]

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Yvette Colbourne, A Strong Advocate For Miramar Residents

Yvette Colbourne, A Strong Advocate For Miramar Residents

Yvette Colbourne Seeks Second Term As Miramar Commissioner to Continue to Serve MIRAMAR – A number of Caribbean-American elected officials have thrown their support behind Miramar Commissioner Yvette Colbourne, who is up for re-election on March 14 in the City of Miramar. Colbourne is at the end of her first four-year term and has been given […]

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Congresswoman Lee Demands President Trump Reverse Hateful Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders

Congresswoman Lee Demands President Trump Reverse Hateful Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement after joining the entire Democratic Caucus on the steps of the Supreme Court to call on President Trump to reverse his recent hateful, anti-refugee and anti-immigrant executive orders: “Tonight, on the steps of the Supreme Court, I joined Democrats from the House and the Senate […]

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FDP Statement on Mayor Giménez Caving to the Trump Administration

FDP Statement on Mayor Giménez Caving to the Trump Administration

Tallahassee — The Florida Democratic Party released the following statement in response to Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez’s refusal to stand up for his county’s sanctuary status, enabling Trump to tear families apart: “It’s unconscionable that the mayor of Miami Dade County would turn his back on immigrants because he lacks the spine to stand up to Donald Trump,” […]

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Jamaica To Strengthen Relationship With New U.S. Government

Jamaica To Strengthen Relationship With New U.S. Government

By: Derrick Scott Washington, DC – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Her Excellency Audrey Marks, extended best wishes to United States President Donald Trump and his Cabinet for a successful tenure in office. Ambassador Marks who was the nation’s representative at the Chairman’s Global Dinner, hosted by Presidential Inaugural Committee Chairman Thomas Barrack, on January […]

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SEIU Responds to Trump’s Immigration Actions

SEIU Responds to Trump’s Immigration Actions

MIAMI — In response to President Trump’s immigration actions, Helene O’Brien, Florida’s Director for 32BJ SEIU has released the following statement in response. “President Trump’s counterproductive actions on immigration will have tragic implications for hundreds of thousands of hard-working, tax-paying immigrant and American citizens alike. His actions today do nothing more than stir panic and fear […]

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Celebrates the Obama Presidency

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Celebrates the Obama Presidency

Oakland, CA – Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) issued the following statement today in honor of President Barack Obama’s final day in office: “Over 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. transformed a generation with his dream for America: a dream that one day, men and women would be judged by the content of their […]

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