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From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

After Trump signed an executive order it’s still not clear how immigrant children will be reunited with their parents

Eli García traveled down to Homestead last weekend to turn fear into power. As one of hundreds of thousands of youth using the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), García innately understands the terror of being undocumented. That feeling was heightened as more details emerged about a Trump administration policy that separated about 2,300 undocumented children from their immigrant parents. Trump has since signed an executive order ending this policy, but it’s not clear yet how these children will be reunited with their parents. Although they were afraid, members of the Central Florida undocumented community and the Hope CommUnity Center drove down to a detention facility holding about 1,000 migrant children in Homestead to protest the conditions. Some people …
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Central Florida News

DACA Supporters in Central Florida Denounce End to Program

Activists and immigration advocates from more than fifteen organizations gathered outside Orlando City Hall Tuesday afternoon in the heat to denounce the federal government’s decision to end DACA. The decision by the Trump administration gives congress a six-month window to enact legislation to protect DACA beneficiaries.
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