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Another Blow to Justice for Immigrants: Statement on Federal Ruling Impacting Cuban Immigrants’ Green Card Eligibility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE on September 14, 2023 PRESS CONTACT: Krizia López Arce, /, 786-956-0352 Florida– We are deeply concerned about the recent federal ruling that will have significant repercussions for thousands of Cubans seeking permanent residency in the United States. The decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals, which deems Cubans with an I-220A document ineligible for the

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Statement on SCOTUS Rulings Related to Affirmative Action, Student Debt Relief, and LGBTQ+ Rights (ENG/ESP)

For Immediate Release/Press Contact: Miami, Florida – In view of the various Supreme Court decisions issued this week, Miami Freedom Project co-founder Ana Sofia Pelaez has made the following statement: “In three landmark decisions this week by the majority of the United States Supreme Court, justices shredded decades of practice and precedent to push a reactionary social agenda, making

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At Miami and Orlando Press Events, Florida Business, Faith, and Immigrant Leaders, as well as Citizen and Immigrant Residents, Condemn New Anti-Immigrant Legislation (ENG/ESP)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11th, 2023/CONTACT: Karen Ottoni, 806-730-0411, Watch Livestream in Miami: HERE Watch Livestream in Orlando: HERE “When one in five Floridians is an immigrant, you can’t sow devastation in their lives without devastating Florida’s businesses and economic growth as well.” — Samuel Vilchez, Florida State Director, American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC) Action MIAMI, ORLANDO – Today,

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Immigration Groups To Hold Press Conference In Response To DeSantis Signing Of Anti-Immigrant Bill (ENG/ESP)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11th, 2023CONTACT: Karen Ottoni, 806-730-0411, ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** IMMIGRATION GROUPS TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE IN RESPONSE TO DESANTIS SIGNING OF ANTI-IMMIGRANT BILL TALLAHASSEE – TODAY, Thursday, May 11th at the Freedom Tower in Miami, representatives from national and state immigration groups will hold a press conference to speak out against a new anti-immigrant bill that Governor

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Statement on Florida Senate Bill 1718 (ENG/ESP)

For Immediate Release/Press Contact: Miami, Florida – This week, the Florida Legislature passed SB 1718, the most toxic anti-immigrant bill of the Governor Ron DeSantis era which is now awaiting the Governor’s signature. Ana Sofia Pelaez, co-founder and executive director of Miami Freedom Project issued the following statement:  “In passing this legislation, the Florida Legislature is seeking to scapegoat

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Statement on the Florida State Legislative Session (ENG/ESP)

For Immediate Release on April 5, 2023/Press Contact: Miami, Florida – As the current Florida legislative session moves towards its closing weeks, Ana Sofia Pelaez, co-founder of Miami Freedom Project issued the following statement:: “This year has been particularly difficult for those of us in Florida looking to create a fairer and more equitable state. The legislative majority has

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