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At an event in the Panhandle, DeSantis signed the “Federal Immigration Enforcement” from state Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, and state Rep. Cord Byrd, R-Neptune Beach, which “prohibits state and local governments from having sanctuary policies in effect and requires such entities to support and cooperate with federal immigration enforcement.”
State Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried released an email to supporters on Thursday and showcased her support for illegal immigrants.
With the Legislature kicking off its regular session on Tuesday, DeSantis returned to the themes that he stressed in the campaign including the “economic opportunities that lie before us,” the “environmental challenges that require our attention” and “our obligations to education and public safety.”
DeSantis, an ally of President Donald Trump, also called for law enforcement to work closer with the federal government to uphold immigration laws.
With Democrats taking over the U.S. House on Thursday, one of the leading Republicans in the Florida delegation unveiled his agenda for the next two years.