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NEW POLL OF LIKELY VOTERS IN FLORIDA SHOW BROAD SUPPORT FOR BIPARTISAN SENATE IMMIGRATION BILL

South Florida Leaders from Across Political Spectrum to Discuss Findings during Press Conference at Historic Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College June 13
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Miami, June 11, 2013 - As debate on the bipartisan immigration bill gets underway in the Senate, Public Policy Polling is releasing the results of a new poll showing overwhelming support for the legislation.  At a press conference on Thursday, June 13 at 10:30 am, South Florida civic leaders and supporters of immigration reform will discuss how the new study indicates voters in Florida are ready for a commonsense solution to the country’s broken immigration system, including a path to citizenship for 11-million undocumented immigrants.

The poll was sponsored by the Alliance for Citizenship, the Partnership for a New American Economy, and Republicans for Immigration Reform — three organizations who represent the broad support for comprehensive, bi-partisan immigration reform.

Full results of the poll will be released immediately after the press conference.

Speakers include: Helen Aguirre Ferre, Univision America radio host; Cesar Alvarez, Co-Chairman of Greenberg Traurig; Remedios Diaz-Oliver, President of All American Containers, Inc.; Bill Diggs, President and CEO of the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce; Bernie Navarro, President of the Latin Builders Association; Gaby Pacheco, Dreamer and immigrant rights leader; Jorge Plasencia, Chairman of the Board of the National Council of La Raza; Maria Rodriguez, Executive Director of the Florida Immigrant Coalition

Press conference to discuss the results of a new statewide poll of likely voters on the issue of comprehensive immigration reform.

  • WHEN: Thursday, Jun. 13, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • WHERE: Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College 600 Biscayne Boulevard

Contact: Yohana de la Torre, 239-896-4695

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611, jmendiet@mdc.edu, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino, 305-237-3949, testorin@mdc.edu, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710, sue.arrowsmith@mdc.edu, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366, rromero3@mdc.edu, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359, khill1@mdc.edu, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482, arios1@mdc.edu




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