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Immigrants living in Palm Beach County worry Florida may not be welcoming place for migrants

From WPTV News by Joel Lopez

For organizations like the Guatemalan Maya Center, the move by DeSantis is painting the wrong picture of Florida.

"We now are also sending the message that here in Florida we're not accepting migrants," Mariana Blanco, the assistant executive director with the Guatemalan Maya Center, said. "They have to be shipped elsewhere and get resources elsewhere in order to be welcome."

They are debating whether to take legal action against the governor.

"Asylum is the right that everybody has and so the stance of the center is to answer to the needs of the people and not to ship them elsewhere," Blanco said.

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