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Florida Big Businesses Seek to Make Wage Theft Easier

Florida Big Businesses Seek to Make Wage Theft Easier A bill that preempts county programs against wage theft to be heard in House Judiciary Committee Tallahassee,FL – Monday,minutes after the Senate Judiciary Committee failed to pass SB 862, a bill that attempts to preempt the capacity of counties and cities to implement measures to protect … Continue reading

FL SENATE COMMITTEE SAYS NO TO IN-STATE TUITION FOR THOUSANDS OF YOUTH IN FLORIDA

Yesteday Feb 16th , the Senate Judiciary Committee failed to pass SB 106, a bill that would have granted in-statetuition for all Florida graduates regardless of their immigration status or the status of their parents. After a heated debate preceded by testimonies from students who shared their personal stories with the legislators and others that … Continue reading

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COMITE DEL SENADO NIEGA MATRÍCULA ESTATAL A MILES DE JÓVENES EN LA FLORIDA

Ayer 16 de Febrero, el Comité Judicial del Senado no aprobó la iniciativa de ley SB 106, la cual habría concedido la matrícula estatal para todos los graduados de la Florida, independientemente de su estatus migratorio o del estatus de sus padres.Después de un acalorado debate precedido por los testimonios de estudiantes que compartieron sus … Continue reading

We are Florida nominated as the Most Valuable Campaign in 2011!

Remember our We are Florida Campaign last year? Thousands of Floridians mobilized to our State Capitol to stop all anti-immigrants laws from coming to the Sunshine State and we were able to beat them back. We are Florida has been nominated for a Rootscamp Award as the Most Valuable Campaign for 2011. VOTE FOR WE ARE … Continue reading

Tuition Equity for ALL youth in Florida

Sign this petition for tuition equity Presente.org and Students Working for Equal Rights created this petition and we need your help! In the coming weeks, Florida legislators will vote on an in-state tuition bill that could affect 192,000 undocumented youth in the Sunshine State. Senate Bill 106 could be the lifeline many immigrant students need … Continue reading

Comité del Senado de Florida niega acceso a educación a jóvenes ciudadanos de EE.UU.

 Votaron contra proyecto de ley para otorgar colegiatura estatal a residentes que son segunda generación de inmigrantes Comité de Educación Superior del Senado de la Florida, presidido por el Senador Oelrich (R-Gainesville), votó hoy en contra del proyecto de ley SB 1018 que garantizaría colegiatura estatal a jóvenes residentes de la Florida que son ciudadanos … Continue reading

FL SENATE COMMITTEE DENIES ACCESS TO EDUCATION TO U.S. CITIZENS

Senate Committee of Higher Education votes against in-state tuition for second generation immigrants Today, the Florida Senate committee on Higher Education, led by Senator Oelrich, voted against passing SB 1018, a bill that would guarantee in-state tuition eligibility for U.S. born citizens and legal permanent residents regardless of the immigration status of their parents. As … Continue reading

Necesitamos tu ayuda para ganar la colegiatura estatal para todos los residentes de la Florida

Llama a tus legisladores: ¡Ningún estudiante se queda por fuera! La semana pasada hubo mucha actividad en Tallahassee para mejorar el acceso a la educación. La buena noticia es que varios legisladores apoyaron abiertamente dos proyectos de ley (HB441 y SB1018) que proporcionan colegiatura universitaria para los estudiantes que son ciudadanos o residentes permanentes legales, … Continue reading

We need your help to win In-State Tuition for ALL Florida Residents

Call your legislators: Leave NO student behind! Last week we saw a lot of activity in Tallahassee to improve access to education. The good news is that several legislators openly supported 2 bills (HB441 & SB1018) that provide in-state tuition to students who are citizens or legal permanent residents, but whose parents are undocumented. Thanks … Continue reading

¡Paremos la retórica anti-inmigrante!

Somos Florida! es momento de levantar nuestras voces nuevamente Acompáñanos! Lunes 23 de Enero a las 5:30 pm / Universidad del Sur de la Florida, Tampa Todos hemos visto repetidamente los comentarios negativos en contra de nuestras comunidades realizados durante las primarias presidenciales. La retorica anti-inmigrante ha ido tan lejos que algunos candidatos han dicho que vetarán el DREAM … Continue reading

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