Miami-Dade County

South Florida Leaders: Ron DeSantis Canceling Coronavirus Fines ‘Inadvertently’ Sends Wrong Message

Leaders in South Florida counties, including Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and Broward, penned a statement criticizing Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) for last week’s executive order canceling coronavirus-related fines across the state, contending the move “inadvertently” sends the wrong message “that common-sense measures to fight COVID-19 are no longer needed.”

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference about the opening of a COVID-19 vaccination site at the Hard Rock Stadium on January 06, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida. The governor announced that the stadium's parking lot which offers COVID-19 tests will begin to offer COVID-19 vaccinations for residents …

Exclusive – Kobach: It’s Time to Stop Sanctuary Cities and Counties

On Wednesday in Miami, Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the recent decision of Miami-Dade County to end its sanctuary policy. At the same time, he criticized Chicago’s sanctuary policy and its filing of a federal lawsuit against the Justice Department in the wake of the Department’s denial of federal law enforcement grants to sanctuary jurisdictions.

Kris Kobach

Florida Mayor Orders End to Sanctuary City Policy

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giménez instructed county jails to comply with all federal immigration detainer requests on Thursday, only one day after President Donald Trump issued an executive order to strip federal funding from all sanctuary cities.