Dream Act Fact Sheet

June, 2020 The DREAM Act (short for Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act) was a bill that would have granted legal status to certain undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors; and then lived and went to

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Border Wall with Mexico

June, 2020 The border between the United States and Mexico totals 1,989 miles. Currently, border walls of different types of fences span about 670 miles, which cost over $2.4 billion to construct. The construction was approved and funded through the

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Birthright Citizenship

May, 2020 Birthright citizenship is granted to a person by virtue of the fact of being born in the United States. The 14th Amendment to the Constitution states: “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to

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Campaign Finance Reform: Victory

Watch our video documentary below to see how we did it! https://www.facebook.com/LWVSPA/posts/1831028833587995 The League’s Campaign Finance Reform Action Group works to educate elected officials and the general public on the influence big campaign donors and allies have on public policy, because St

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Refugee vs. Asylee

June 2020 The common definition of refugee, which would include Asylees, is, “a person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster.” Both groups can apply for citizenship 4 years after

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Recycling in St. Petersburg

  The League Recycling Committee has been a vital force in helping the City of St. Petersburg go green. This working group is led by Karen Coale and Kathy Mossing. What started in 2012 when the League commissioned the Kessler

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