Ron Desantis Agenda: Blacklist Companies Facilitating Illegal Immigration


Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is laying out an ambitious agenda in the Florida state legislature, one that couples a populist approach to business with immigration enforcement.

Last month, DeSantis set forth six legislative proposals. Most significantly, the proposals include banning state and local agencies from doing business with any companies or non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that help facilitate illegal immigration across Florida.

This week, State Sen. Aaron Bean (R-Fernandina Beach) and State Rep. John Snyder (R-Stuart) filed legislation in each chamber that would carry out the plan to financially cripple the business model of a number of companies and NGOs that profit from federal contracts.

The legislation also would require every county in Florida to enter into a contract with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency as part of the federal 287(g) program that streamlines the process of turning… (Read more)

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