The Florida bill signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis May 10 is among the strongest of state-level responses to immigration in the country and will likely impact Haitian immigrants, advocates say. At particular risk are Haitians who do not have a legal immigration status, such as humanitarian parole or Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
“Immigrants are not the enemy, hate is,” said Florida State Dotie Joseph (D-108) during a floor debate in early May. “It’s legislation like this that’s putting a target on [immigrants’] backs.”
Florida’s newest immigration law toughens conditions for undocumented workers.
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