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Florence Project Denounces the Biden Administration’s Plan to Increase Criminal Prosecutions at the Border

In another decision prioritizing enforcement and deterrence measures at the U.S.-Mexico border, the Biden administration announced today that it will increase criminal prosecutions of migrants for immigration violations, as part of a broader effort to disrupt human smuggling operations....
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Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project Calls on Legislators to Separate Immigration Reform from Budget Negotiations

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Amid recent reports of ongoing negotiations to couple international aid for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan with potentially significant changes to the asylum system, the Florence Project calls on United States...
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Florence Project Heartbroken by the Death of an Infant in CBP Custody

Florence Project Heartbroken by the Death of an Infant in CBP Custody

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The Florence Project is utterly heartbroken by the death of a one-month-old baby in Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody in Nogales, AZ on September 23, 2023. No one should...
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Honoring and Celebrating our 2023 Pro Bono Attorneys and Volunteers!

Honoring and Celebrating our 2023 Pro Bono Attorneys and Volunteers!

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Next week is Pro Bono Appreciation Week and we are excited to share with you the winners of our 2023 Pro Bono Appreciation Awards! On Thursday, October 19, 2023, we...
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Florence Project Welcomes Ruling Vacating Asylum Ban in East Bay Sanctuary Covenant v. Biden

Florence Project Welcomes Ruling Vacating Asylum Ban in East Bay Sanctuary Covenant v. Biden

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The Florence Project is relieved and heartened by the decision in East Bay Sanctuary Covenant v. Biden to vacate the asylum ban, though it will not take effect for 14...
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Advocating for LGBTQIA+ Asylum Seekers

Advocating for LGBTQIA+ Asylum Seekers

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This Pride Month, I want to tell you about my story and the people I serve.   I came into this work because of my own identity and family history. My...
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