Monday, July 6, 2020

News Alert on DACA and LGBTQ Supreme Court Decisions!

In this news alert...
  • Reflection on Supreme Court DACA decision
  • Reflection on Supreme Court LGBTQ+ decision
  • DeLand protests against the treatment of detained children
  • Emannuel College's thank you to farmworkers!
We Celebrate Good News for Dreamers and the LGBTQ Community!
Congratulations, Dreamers and DACA Recipients! We celebrate you as we celebrate the recent Supreme Court decision that protects the DACA program from the Trump Administration’s attempts to dismantle the Obama-era effort to protect young, undocumented immigrants in this country from possible deportation. 

In the same week, the Supreme Court also ruled against discrimination in the workplace of LGBTQ+ identifying people. This is a huge victory and one that came as a very welcome surprise! And, relief to so many who awaited with apprehension to hear this decision. In these unsettling times, we take a few moments to celebrate and lift up these two recent decisions.   

We also lift up our FWAF youth. A huge Thank You to FWAF’s Danny Ramos for his statements below on the recent Supreme Court decisions.

Florida Farmworkers and Immigration

By Nezahualcoyotl Xiuhtecutli The Farmworker Association of Florida is rooted in an immigrant community, although we are not all immigrants....