Children of Immigrant Families Coalition Mission

To empower Florida’s immigrant families, amplify their voices, and enhance the lives of their children.

Our Legislative Agenda

Our Policy Platform for 2021 addresses both short-term COVID-19 policies as well as the long-term needs of Florida’s immigrant families. The policies focus on: Health, Education, Immigration, and Financial and Economic Stability.

Public Charge

Get the information regarding the changes made to Public Charge in March 2021.

Join a Committee

The CIFC is dedicated to seeking justice for immigrant families through community organizing, education and policy development.

Join us – because one person or one organization can make a positive difference.

Children of Immigrant Families Coalition Mission

To empower Florida’s immigrant families, amplify their voices, and enhance the lives of their children.

Our Legislative Agenda

Our Policy Platform for 2021 addresses both short-term COVID-19 policies as well as the long-term needs of Florida’s immigrant families. The policies focus on: Health, Education, Immigration, and Financial and Economic Stability.

Public Charge

Get the information regarding the changes made to Public Charge in March 2021.

Join a Committee

The CIFC is dedicated to seeking justice for immigrant families through community organizing, education and policy development.

Join us – because one person or one organization can make a positive difference.

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Recent Court Ruling Challenges DACA

Recent Court Ruling Challenges DACA

On July 16, 2021, a U.S. district court in Texas issued a decision and a permanent injunction in Texas v. U.S., that partially ended the DACA program. The decision does not affect current recipients and their ability to renew their DACA cases but blocks the government...

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Ayiti Estati Pwoteksyon Tanporè (TPS)

Ayiti Estati Pwoteksyon Tanporè (TPS)

Nan dat 22 me a, Sekretè Sekirite Enteryè a, Alejandro N. Mayorkas, te anonse yon nouvo deziyasyon 18 mwa pou Estati Pwoteksyon Tanporè (Temporary Protected Status, TPS) pou Ayiti. Dat l ap kòmanse a se pral pwochen dat piblikasyon avi Jounal Ofisyèl la (Federal...

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Steering Committee

  • Adonia Simpson, Esq., Americans for Immigrant Justice – Coalition Co-Chair
  • Alejandra Rondon, Leadership for Educational Equity
  • Alexis Davis, Florida Policy Institute
  • Alison Yager, Esq., Florida Health Justice Project
  • Ana Valladares, Mujeres Latinas Impulsando Mujeres Latinas
  • Carolina Cardozo, Esq., Tambourine: Technology and creativity for hotels and resorts
  • Evan J. Goldman, Esq., Jewish Federation of Broward County
  • Josie Bacallao, Hispanic Unity of Florida – Coalition Co-Chair
  • Kristie-Anne Padron, Esq., Catholic Charities Legal Services
  • Krystina François, Office of New Americans of Miami-Dade
  • Lorna Walker, City of Miramar
  • Otayme (Otto) Valenzuela, Hispanic Unity of Florida
  • Dr. Rosa Castro-Feinberg, Ph.D., LULAC & Retired FIU Professor
  • Sandra Bernard-Bastien, Children Services Council of Broward County
  • Victoria (Vicky) Saldala, Broward County Public Schools