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The University of North Florida (UNF) released a new poll on Thursday which looked at issues ranging from legalizing marijuana to immigration policy.
With the White House continuing plans to enforce immigration laws, some Democrats and cities in Florida Democrats are insisting President Donald Trump and a new law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis banning sanctuary cities earlier this year has led to a war on immigrants.
“Earlier this year, I asked the Florida Legislature to present me with a bill this session that upholds the rule of law and addresses sanctuary cities and counties in Florida,” DeSantis said.
“The House and Senate are currently in recess,” Yoho said. “Considering the momentous events along our southwest border, I am asking President Trump to call members of Congress back to Washington, D.C. to address immigration and border security."
Florida Delegation Mostly Follows Party Lines on Ending Trump’s Emergency Declaration on Immigration
Party lines mostly held with 13 Republicans--including U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida--joining 232 Democrats to pass the resolution.
Throughout 2018, Florida voters have been telling pollsters that their top issues include healthcare, the economy, immigration and gun control. A recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows these issues remain important but there a few other concerns at the national issue.
Rather than build a wall along the border as President Donald Trump has suggested, a Mexican-American immigration attorney who’s a Trump supporter says for economic reasons alone, it’s time to put politics aside and build consensus for immigration reform.