Immigration Committee Updates

Human Trafficking Informational Flyer by Karen Coale, LWVSPA Immigration Co-Chair & LWVF Immigration Co-Chair Our Immigration Committee Human Trafficking event was indeed a success! Eighty-four (84) people attended the “Human Trafficking in Your Neighborhood” educational event at the USFSP University Student Center

Human Trafficking Panel Flyer & Videos

The Immigration Committee presented an expert panel on “Human Trafficking in Your Neighborhood” on Tuesday evening, January 26, at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg.  In their presentations, the panel explained types of human trafficking, differences between sex workers and

Panel presents “Human Trafficking in Your Neighborhood at USFSP

View Panel Flyer and Video Clips An expert panel presented “Human Trafficking in Your Neighborhood” on Tuesday evening, January 26, at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg Campus (USFSP).   The event was sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area, 

“Human Trafficking in Your Neighborhood” panel on Jan. 26th

Note: Flyer from panel presentation will be available on Wednesday, January 27th. Florida is the third-highest ranked state for the growing crime of human trafficking. Men, women, and children are being forced against their wills to serve in the sex

Immigration: Florida Legislature and Presidential campaign issues

by Karen Coale, LWVSPA Immigration Co-Chair & LWVF Immigration Co-Chair Immigration has become a  major issue in the 2016 presidential race, and not surprisingly it has spilled over into the Florida Legislature’s agenda for the upcoming session that begins on

Immigration Group plans for 2016 Florida Legislative Session

2016 Florida State Legislative Session Looking down the road in 2016, our Immigration Group plans to influence immigration bills being proposed during the 2016 session. Unfortunately, the bills that were filed in both the Florida House and Senate during the 2015

“Human Trafficking in Your Neighborhood” Publicity Downloads

Thanks for using our “Human Trafficking in Your Neighborhood” publicity downloads to spread the word about our upcoming expert panel presentation on January 26, 2016.  See sample images below. Contact us at for more information. “Human Trafficking in Your

How candidates stand on immigration

by Karen Coale, Immigration Committee Chair Immigration has become a major topic in the 2016 presidential race. The subject is complex, and misinformation on this topic is at times inflammatory. It is very important for voters to understand the major issues

There is a lot going on – Join us!

by Karen Coale, LWVSPA Immigration Working Group Chair and LWVF Immigration Committee Co-Chair There is a lot going on — that you can impact. Join us — become educated on immigration and have some fun. Our Working Group will continue

Group sets May 18th meeting

The Immigration Group will meet next on Monday, May 18, from 1-2:30 pm.  The group met on Monday, April 27, prior to the House early adjournment, to review legislation for undocumented immigrants to qualify for Florida driver licenses: SB300 and HB431. Sen. Rene