Feb 16, 2016
CV's attended the Interfaith Leaders Rally Against Immoral Partnership Between ICE and Florida Sheriffs last month.
Community members, immigrants, faith leaders and activists condemned the harsh immigrant detention partnership between Immigration and Customs Enforcement and 17 Florida Sheriff’s offices, including Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. With Gov. Rick Scott’s support, sheriff’s offices across the state are agreeing to work together in a detention and deportation scheme that’s putting countless immigrant communities at risk. As dangerous, anti-immigrant policies threaten to tear immigrant families apart, and hundreds of thousands of Dreamers and TPS recipients lose their protection, community members and interfaith leaders are coming together to demand their local leaders do more to protect vulnerable immigrants.
The Florida Immigrant Coalition is a statewide alliance of over 60 member organizations, including farmworkers, students, service providers, grassroots organizations and legal advocates, who come together for the fair treatment of all people ... See more
Catholic Volunteers in Florida will be at Florida State University along with representatives from government and social services agencies to meet with students to discuss employment opportunities and give career insight into this sector. ... See more
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