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Florida Trips: Florida and State

florida trips: The travel advisory issued by 15 groups warns immigrants from other states to reconsider Florida trips or to be ready to encounter immigration agents at airports, sea ports and bus stations, according to Metro News. We are taking the step of warning our communities that as the Florida lawmakers, state, local and federal do not take steps to push back against the anti-immigrant policies, we do not feel like our communities are safe in the state, said Tomas Kennedy, deputy political director at the Florida Immigrant Coalition. Leaders from immigrant rights and non-profit organizations said new co-operation between Immigration and Customs Enforcement and 17 Florida sheriffs is also spreading fear in the state. The advisory comes as Florida braces for its busy spring break season in March, when its beach resorts and theme parks attract millions of people. Activists staged several rallies across the state Wednesday, including at Greyhound bus stations where at least two recent Border Patrol arrests of passengers were caught on cellphone videos. The government estimated more than 4 million travellers from Canada and other countries arrived from January to March in 2017, compared with almost 27 million visitors who came from other states. ( As reported in the news.