Fourth Civil Rights Group Issues Florida Travel Advisory

Tampa’s NBC affiliate reports:

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) issued a travel advisory Wednesday, citing the recent passage of SB 1718 which, among other provisions, requires large employers to verify worker citizenships. The law, once in effect would suspend the license of those who knowingly hire undocumented employees.

LULAC president Domingo Garcia said his advocacy group “believes that these hostile and dangerous new laws create a clear and present danger to Latinos in Florida and to Americans in general.”

A couple months ago, the Florida Immigrant Coalition and Equality Florida each issued travel advisories for the state, and the Florida chapter of the NAACP asked the national board to issue a travel advisory.

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