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Statement from FDP Executive Director after Ron DeSantis's Announcement in Hernando County

Today, FDP Executive Director Juan Peñalosa released the following statement after Ron DeSantis announced plan to force local governments to cooperate with ICE agents:

“Florida currently has no Sanctuary Cities — so this proposal does little than please his far right base and anti-immigrant agenda. DeSantis’s proposal will only create fear in immigrant communities, undermine our state’s proud diversity, increase racial profiling, raise costs for taxpayers, and sets a terrible precedent in our state.”

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