In the wake of President Obama’s announcement last week of executive action to temporarily shield some four million undocumented immigrants from deportation, Redlands Christian Migrant Association is planning to begin offering an Immigration Assistance Program. Immigrant advocates applaud the President’s action, but say they’re worried con artists have already begun using the newly announced national immigration policy to target Florida’s 632,000 undocumented immigrants.
There are several weeks left in this year and Florida has already tied its all-time record of panthers killed by cars. Nineteen endangered Florida panthers have died after being struck by vehicles this year.
Unrest in Ferguson Missouri after Monday’s grand jury decision shows the need for honest dialogue about racial tension. That’s according to one of the organizers of demonstrations in Central Florida after the George Zimmerman verdict.
Francis Oliver says Sanford shares Ferguson’s racial challenges. She preserves black history at the Florida city’s Goldsboro Historical Museum – and she led protests after Trayvon Martin’s death.