New College students lobby in Washington D.C.

Eileen Calub/CatalystLobbyists line up outside of Rayburn House Office Building. As congressional representatives debate appropriations bills, the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border remains a budget dilemma. Last year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained a record number of undocumented immigrants, holding an average of…

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New College hosts workshop with Florida Immigrant Coalition

Workshop attendees with facilitators Isabel Sousa-Rodriguez and Pamela Gomez.  One in five Florida residents is an immigrant, according to the American Immigration Council. Yet, with the highest increase in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrests in 2017, governmental policies have strengthened the crackdown on Floridians…

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