WASHINGTON, DC – After repeatedly calling for him to step down, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), member of the Judiciary Committee, released the following statement on the long-overdue resignation of Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta after his gross mishandling of the Jeffrey Epstein case during his time as a District Attorney for the Southern District of Florida:
Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) yesterday sent a letter to Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Mark Morgan seeking answers regarding reports that ICE has signed new contracts for three for-profit immigration detention centers in Mississippi and Louisiana: Adams County Correctional Center (operated by CoreCivic, one of the largest for-profit prison operators in the country), Catahoula Correctional Center, and South Louisiana ICE Processing Center (operated by GEO Group, another giant for-profit prison operator). If the reports are correct, it appears that ICE has decided to place immigrant detainees at these facilities without providing proper notice, despite the fact that they pose serious health and safety concerns.
Today, Congressman Darren Soto, State Senator Bobby Powell and State Representative Cindy Polo held a press call to denounce Trump’s attacks on the immigrant community, after the announcement of expected raids targeting migrant families to begin on Sunday in 10 cities across the United States, including Miami.
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – The Miami Young Republicans call on Miami-Dade County Commissioners and our other elected officials to oppose the unsolicited bid to build a Chinese monorail between Miami and Miami Beach.