Immigration in Florida
The brief informs the local tax revenue implications of President Donald Trump's Jan. 25, 2017 executive order detailing aggressive efforts to deport undocumented immigrants. We present estimates that Florida metropolitan areas benefit from millions of dollars in local and state tax contributions from undocumented immigrants.
This book is the result of a year-long project conducted in three Miami-Dade neighborhoods, Overtown, Little Havana, and Homestead/Florida City. FIU Labor Center Researchers and local community organizers worked together to shape the project in each area, beginning with the understanding that low-income people often face particular environmental challenges in their neighborhoods and must struggle to define and bring attention to these challenges. These works were exhibited at community spaces in
Immigrants comprise almost one quarter of the entire workforce of Florida. Their workforce participation varies greatly from industry to industry, but certain sectors of the state’s economy rely very heavily on immigrant labor. This report statistically describes the state of immigrant workers in Florida for the five year time period between 2000 and 2005. It relates state migration demographics, immigrant labor force characteristics, and the role and contributions of immigrants in the state
This sheet presents a quick overview of facts from the report Immigrants in Florida: Characteristics and Contributions.
To gain a better understanding of the current state of U.S. labor law, American Rights at Work examined the experience of one, fairly typical local union that successfully assists workers who wish to organize. The case of SEIU 1199 Florida serves as a microcosm of worker organizing under the NLRB today. Utilizing NLRB records and worker interviews, we find that workers face widespread and systematic violations of their legal and human rights.