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South Florida Leaders from Across Political Spectrum to Discuss Findings during Press Conference at Historic Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College June 13

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,, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366,, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359,, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482,

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