While people in New York, LA and Phoenix marched in protest of Arizona’s immigration law, immigrant rights groups came together in Tampa as a united force under the Florida Immigration Coalition. …
It is not just Latino immigrants who are against the law. Ramzy Kilic of Tampa heads CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations. “We already have issues related to the no-fly list and and other federal agencies where our community is being treated with racial profiling.”
Kilic says this law will make it even worse, and by looking at the turnout of Thursday’s protests, immigrants around the country agree.
It is important to point out that all of these groups believe immigration reform is necessary but not by the way of SB 1070. (More)