Florida Sued Over Sanctuary Policy BanA lawsuit was filed Tuesday over a new law that forces local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration officials.
South Miami To Challenge 'Sanctuary Cities' BanThe city of South Miami is preparing to fight a controversial new law aimed at banning so-called “sanctuary cities,” after commissioners unanimously agreed Tuesday to hire an attorney to handle the legal challenge.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis To Sign ‘Sanctuary Cities’ BillGov. Ron DeSantis will sign legislation Friday to ban so-called sanctuary cities in Florida, a proposal that was one of the most controversial issues of the 2019 legislative session and a top priority of the governor.
ICE To Train Florida Officers To Serve Federal WarrantsThe country's immigration enforcement agency on Monday announced a new partnership in Florida to allow some sheriff's deputies to serve warrants on behalf of the federal government.
Facing South Florida: Sanctuary CitiesPerhaps the most emotional and divisive issue of the just-ended Florida legislative session was a bill to ban sanctuary cities.
Florida Lawmakers Pass Controversial Ban On Sanctuary CitiesLegislation that would give Florida one of the strictest laws in the nation against so-called sanctuary cities is headed to Gov. Ron DeSantis, giving him a chance to fulfill a key campaign promise.
Florida Senate OKs Sanctuary Policy BanLocal governments and police agencies would have to cooperate with federal authorities who enforce immigration law under a bill passed by the Florida Senate.
Sanctuary-City Bill Would Give Governor DeSantis Power To Enforce Immigration LawsAs Republican lawmakers seek to ban so-called sanctuary cities, Gov. Ron DeSantis is trying to make sure legislation would give him power to take action against officials who do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill Clears Florida HouseThe Florida House on Wednesday passed legislation that seeks to crack down on local governments that do not fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
‘Sanctuary Cities’ Measure Headed To Florida Senate FloorA controversial proposal aimed at preventing “sanctuary cities” was narrowly sent to the full Senate on Wednesday.
Bill That Would Ban Sanctuary Cities Moves Forward In Florida LegislatureA Florida House version of a bill that bans so-called sanctuary cities is now moving forward.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Pushes 'Sanctuary Cities' BanPushing a hard-line immigration stance that endeared him to conservative voters, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday called on lawmakers to pass a controversial measure to ban so-called sanctuary cities during the legislative session that begins next week.
Plan Targeting ‘Sanctuary Cities’ In Florida Moves ForwardAn effort to ensure local governments in Florida fully comply with requests from federal immigration authorities passed a key Senate panel on Tuesday, after lawmakers voted to strip penalties for local officials who favor so-called sanctuary cities.
State House Ready To Take Up Hot Button IssuesThe state's House plans to take up 16 bills in the first week of this legislative session, including one controversial measure aimed at ending “sanctuary cities.”
Sanctuary Cities Ban Proposed In State SenateLocal government “sanctuary” designations to aid undocumented immigrants would be outlawed, and violators would face strict penalties, under a proposal filed in the state Senate.