As Migrants Pour Into Fla. Keys, DeSantis Offers Plan To Fight Illegal Immigration
View Source | February 23, 2023 4:35 pm
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- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday announced an extensive legislative plan to address the border crisis.
- His plan includes “increasing penalties for human smuggling, strengthening statutes for the detention of illegal aliens, requiring universal use of E-Verify, enhancing penalties for document falsification, and prohibiting the issuance by local governments of ID cards to people who are not lawfully in the country,” the governor’s office said.
- “With this legislation, Florida is continuing to crack down on the smuggling of illegal aliens, stopping municipalities from issuing ID cards to people here illegally, and ensuring that employers are hiring American citizens or those here legally,” DeSantis said at a press conference at the Hangar One Club in Jacksonville.
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