Following Community Organizing ICE Limit Usage of Detention Centers in Four States

Florida – Today, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that usage of Glades County Detention Center in Moore Haven, Florida along with Etowah County Detention Center in Gadsden Ala., Winn Correctional Center in Winnfield, La., and Alamance County Detention Facility in Graham, N.C. are set to be paused, scaled back, or terminated.  After years of […]

DeSantis Prioritizes Hurting Immigrants While Millions of Floridians Deal with the Consequences of his Failed Covid Response

Miami – This week, Florida’s Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee approved measure SB 1808, a bill aimed at expanding and updating the current sanctuary city ban (SB 168) to include any policies and protections put in place by local governments. Gov. Ron DeSantis has been strongly pushing for the bill which would take effect immediately after DeSantis signs it […]

Governor DeSantis and Florida Senate Double-Down on Racist Law Targeting Our Most Vulnerable Instead of Protecting Our Communities

Miami, Fla.– Yesterday, the Florida Senate voted to pass a bill which would disproportionately target Black and brown communities. HB1/SB484 also referred to as the “anti-protest” bill, would expand police authority in deciding who can be arrested and charged with a felony for engaging in what state officials designate as protests. The bill, which would impose […]

We Celebrate Homestead Remaining Closed, And Continue to Fight Against Opening of Other Detention Facilities

Miami, Florida – After weeks of organizing from immigrant communities and allies on the ground, Axios reported that President Biden announced his opposition towards reopening the Homestead detention center in Miami-Dade County to house unaccompanied children. After learning of the Biden administration’s plans to reopen the detention center last month, United We Dream, AFSC, FLIC, WeCount!, and SPLC spearheaded […]

Ron DeSantis: With Millions of Lives on the Line, Vaccine Access Must Be Made Easier For Everyone!

Miami, Fla. – Today, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed into action a statewide emergency public health advisory requiring proof of state residency for anyone receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. To prove Florida residency, the advisory requires individuals show a valid Florida driver’s license or photo identification, a utility bill with their name and Florida address listed, or documents […]

This March marks 21 years of ICE CBP & DHS terrorizing our immigrant communities.

Ever since their creation, ICE and CBP have targeted, detained, abused and deported immigrants while separating loved ones and tearing apart communities. Donate 21 dollars to help us fight back against the 21 years of terror.