Today, Thursday, September 26th, at 1:00pm the SB168 lawsuit will have its hearing for a preliminary injunction (PI). SB168 is a new Florida law that purports to give ICE authority to conscript local police officers into performing immigration enforcement functions. In prohibiting sanctuary policies it is unconstitutional and will hurt the most vulnerable Floridians. Getting a good ruling after this hearing will be critical to ensuring that immigrant families stay united and that local police prioritize keeping communities safe rather than doing ICE's work. We will be asking U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom to issue a preliminary injunction that prohibits state and local officials from enforcing this law.
Join us for a PRESS CONFERENCE outside of the downtown Miami courthouse at 11:00am to remind Floridians that IMMIGRANTS ARE HERE
Look at the company we are in. Our brave attorney Victoria Mesa Escala, with Southern Poverty Law Center will speak for us and the following august company:
SPLC Florida Nonprofit Organization The Southern Poverty Law Center's Florida office is dedicated to fighting hate and seeking justice throughout the state. Farmworker Association of Florida Nonprofit Organization · Apopka, FloridaFighting to empower farmworkers for 30 years. FWAF’s long-standing mission is to build power among farmworker and rural low-income communities to respond to and gain control over the social, political, workplace, economic, health, and environWeCount Community Organization · Homestead, FloridaWECOUNT! Organizing for RESPECT! Fighting with PRIDE!Building UNITY! JOIN US! www.we-count.orgHope CommUnity Center Nonprofit Organization · Apopka, Florida"Building Community, Enriching Lives"QLatinx Community Organization · Orlando, FloridaQLatinx is a grassroots racial, social, and gender justice organization dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of Orlando's LGBTQ+ Latinx community.Florida Immigrant Coalition Nonprofit Organization · Miami, FloridaFor the fair treatment of ALL Floridians, including immigrants. Americans for Immigrant JusticeNonprofit Organization · Miami, FloridaAmericans for Immigrant Justice is one of the nation’s leading 501(c)(3) non-profit agencies providing immigration legal services to low-income individuals and advocating for common sense immigration policies. Community Justice Project Nonprofit Organization · Miami, FloridaFounded on the belief that lawyers are most effective when they support community organizations accountable to those most affected by social injustice.