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Organizations gather in Sanford to rally against immigration legislation in Florida

SANFORD, Fla. — Local organizations are gathered in Sanford on Wednesday to rally against legislation that they say has significant implications for the immigrant communities in Florida.

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The “We Are Florida” coalition held a rally and press conference Fort Mellon Park in Sanford to condemn the HB 1617 / SB 1718 legislation that they call “unconstitutional and unjust.”

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The group said the legislation attacks immigrant communities in the state.

Channel 9 has a crew at the rally and will provide more details on Eyewitness News.

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