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Interfaith Prayer Vigil For Immigration Reform

Join faith communities, families & farm workers to ask Congressman Mica to say: YES to Immigration Reform w/ a Path to Citizenship, YES to Keeping Families Together & YES to Our Community!!! What: Interfaith Prayer Vigil For Immigration Reform When: … Continue reading

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Farm Worker Stories

In the coming weeks, NFWM will be sharing stories that lift up the voice and value of farm workers – the people we depend on every day for the food that fills our tables and supermarket aisles. Despite their importance … Continue reading

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California and Washington Supporters: Take Action for CIR!

Thousands of farm workers, community leaders, and allies will participate in United Farm Worker sponsored marches throughout California and Washington on March 23 and 24.  These marches will honor the legacy of Cesar Chavez, whose birthday is March 31, and … Continue reading

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The Time is Now for Immigration Reform

The Asociación Boriqueña de la Florida Central (Puerto Rican Association of Central Florida) hosted United States House Representatives Alan Grayson and Luis Gutierrez (a long time immigrant rights supporter) on Friday March 1, 2013 at 11:30 am, for the “Time … Continue reading

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Take action for immigration reform!

Farm workers are the key to the U.S. food system, and although our population relies on their labor to put food on the table, these workers lack basic rights, face exploitation and live in fear of reporting abuses. The great … Continue reading

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Forward with your Promise Immigration Rally

On Thursday, January 4, caravaners gathered in Clermont, FL to kick off an inspirational journey to Washington, D.C. to demand that President Obama fulfill his promise this year to sign a Comprehensive Immigration Reform into law. A group from Sebring, … Continue reading

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FLIC’s Annual Congress

Several YAYAs (Emily, Nico, myself and my family) attended Florida immigrant Coalition‘s (FLIC) annual Congress on November 16-18, 2012, at Warren Willis United Methodist Camp in Fruitland Park, FL. Farm Worker and Immigrant Rights Organizations from throughout the State of … Continue reading

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Supreme Court decision on Arizona’s SB1070

Update: Just hours after the Supreme Court issued its decision on SB 1070, federal officials said they would immediately rescind a controversial federal-state partnership that uses local cops in Arizona to detain immigrants. Read More Today the Supreme Court ruled … Continue reading

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Obama will stop deportations of DREAMERS!

President Obama will stop deporting undocumented youth who are eligible for the federal DREAM Act. This class of immigrants will also be granted access to work permits, as well, but not citizenship. The order is expected to impact up to … Continue reading

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Rally @ Obama Headquarters for Immigration Reform

On May 17, three Yaya’s including myself joined members the Sin Fronteras Youth Group, the Hope Community Center, community members, and allies for a rally in front of the Obama campaign headquarters in downtown Orlando. The purpose of this well … Continue reading

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