Florida Immigrants Protest at the State Capitol in Tallahassee

Miami-Dade’s anti-immigrant policy — and its Republican Mayor — are not having a good Friday morning. A new chapter in the fight to keep Donald Trump’s Deportation Force out of Florida’s Miami-Dade County, a place where over half its residents have been born abroad, began this morning when a circuit judge ruled that Miami-Dade’s anti-immigrant detainer… Continue »

Once a welcoming and inclusive community committed to upholding American values and protecting its immigrant residents, Miami-Dade County, led by Mayor Carlos Giménez, is backtracking on its traditions of inclusivity. As Mayor Giménez moves to cooperate with the Trump administration’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants, and the Miami Dade Commission considers this decision, José Parra writes… Continue »

Things have gone from bad to worse for Republican Mayor of Miami-Dade, Carlos Gimenez, who decided to support Donald Trump’s Deportation Force over the immigrant families across the County he was elected to represent. Not only has the County Commission of Miami-Dade called a meeting to discuss the immigration protections Republican Carlos Gimenez struck down,… Continue »

Republican Mayor of Miami Dade Prioritized Donald Trump Relationship over Lives of Undocumented Immigrants

Connection Between Trump and Son of Miami-Dade Mayor May Explain Mayor’s Decision to Embrace Trump Immigration Policies Miami-Dade’s Republican Mayor, Carlos Gimenez had every reason to defy Trump and protect immigrant families across the country he was elected to represent. Instead, Mayor Gimenez has chosen to embarrass Miami-Dade at the national and state level in… Continue »

View the powerpoint of exit polling in Chicago, LA, and Miami on “The Immigration Issue and the 2008 Presidential Election.”