Senate Signs Off On Sanctuary City Ban

Senate Signs Off On Sanctuary City Ban

By Ana Ceballos, The News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE — The Senate on Friday passed legislation outlawing so-called sanctuary city policies in Florida, reversing course on a politically charged issue that it has blocked for the past three years. In a nod to one of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ top legislative priorities, a sharply divided Senate voted […]

‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill Clear House

‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill Clear House

By Ana Ceballos, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — After a long and fiery debate about how the state should deal with illegal immigration, the Florida House on Wednesday passed legislation that seeks to crack down on local governments that do not fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities. The measure, if passed by the […]