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Will Trump End DACA, Keep Juan Escalante and Other Florida Dreamers From Building Their Lives?

One of the first immigration battles of the incoming Trump administration will center on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the 1.9 million DACA-eligible young people across America who could benefit from the program, including 102,000 young people who are DACA-eligible in Florida. DACA is an unqualified success, helping to drive economic … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Adrian Florido: “Attempting To Woo Latino Voters, Marco Rubio Gets Booed At Orlando Festival”

“He’s from the party of Trump” An increasing number of Floridians are beginning to question their support of Senator Marco Rubio ahead of tomorrow’s second senatorial debate at Broward College. Nowhere is the shifting tide more on display than in Orlando where Floridian Latinos booed Rubio during the Puerto Rican Calle Orange festival.  As NPR’s Adrian Florido reports, “The icy … Continue reading »

Pro-Immigrant Energy Driving Early Voting in Florida

133,000 Florida Latinos Already Cast Ballots 2016 GOTV and canvassing operations and pro-immigrant energy and enthusiasm are helping to bolster candidates who support pro-immigrant policies in key Latino-heavy states, including Florida. Reportedly, 133,000 Florida Latinos have already cast their ballots in Florida – a 99% increase compared to 2012. “There are lot of important issues at stake … Continue reading »

With Trump Proving Himself Unfit for Office, Can Rubio Be Far Behind?

Elbert Garcia of Florida’s Voice reacted to last night’s debate with the following statement: “Once again, Donald Trump proved to the American public that he is unfit to lead a diverse nation that needs to bring people together to forge a better future and economy. He continued to denigrate women and immigrants, pitting neighbors against neighbors … Continue reading »

Immigrant Communities Across Florida Coming Together for Final Presidential Debate

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Debate Watch Parties WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19 at 8 PM EST (See Below for Location Near You) With Florida likely to be the tipping point in this crucial election, Floridians are gathering in Broward, Duval, Hillsborough, Osceola, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Orange, and Pinellas to watch the final presidential debate on Wednesday, October 19th. Floridians will be listening … Continue reading »

Rubio Decides to Stay On the Trump Train

Rubio Chooses Marco Trumpo Platform Over Florida Yesterday,  Senator Marco Rubio renewed his endorsement of the Republican nominee despite released video of Donald Trump’s lewd comments on women during a 2005 interview. Elbert Garcia, State Director of Florida’s Voice, issued the following statement in response to Sen. Rubio’s continued support of Donald Trump:  “Over the past 16 … Continue reading »

DREAMers Take Their Push to Protect DACA Directly to Florida Voters

New America’s Voice Spanish Radio Ad Highlights Marco Rubio’s Support of Donald Trump and His Own Efforts to End DACA Florida DREAMers and their allies are turning up the heat on Marco Rubio for turning his back on the immigrant community. As Sergio Bustos lifts up in a new story in Politico Florida, America’s Voice is … Continue reading »

New America’s Voice Ad Mobilizes Florida Latinos to Vote for DREAMers

Underscores Marco Rubio’s Support for Ending DACA and Electing Trump Washington – America’s Voice is launching a new Spanish language radio ad buy in Florida, narrated by Florida DREAMer Juan Escalante, encouraging members of the Latino community to get out and vote to protect DACA. The ad, running on Miami and Orlando stations for the … Continue reading »

Florida Leaders Renew Calls for Sen. Rubio to Pull His Support of Donald Trump

Community leaders say Rubio’s endorsement of Trump is disqualifying Community leaders this weekend called on U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio to finally pull his support of Donald Trump after a tape of the GOP Presidential nominee making lewd remarks was released on Friday. While many Florida Republicans, including Rubio, have expressed their personal disgust at the … Continue reading »

Ahead of the Upcoming Voting Registration Deadline, Immigrants and Other Florida Communities Gather to Watch Sunday’s Presidential Debate

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Sunday, October 9 at 8 PM EST (See Below for Location Near You) With the state’s Oct. 11 voter registration deadline and #ThatMexicanThing still fresh on the public’s minds, Floridians  will gather across the state in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and Tampa on Sunday, October 9 beginning at 7:30 PM EST to hear what the Presidential candidates have to say about … Continue reading »