On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019, Representative Cindy Polo presented the Miramar Circle of Protection with a Proclamation acknowledging their two years of work supporting immigrant families forced to check in at the Miramar ICE office.
“WHEREAS, established in 2017, the Miramar Circle of Protection is a coalition of grassroots organization committed to amplift immigrant voices and dedicated to supporting immigrant families and raising awareness about the struggles of immigrant families as they abide by the law and navigate the immigration process in the United States, and
WHEREAS, every Wednesday, the Circle of Protection visits the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Miramar, Florida, to provide resources to immigrant families waiting in line for monthly check-in sessions, and
WHEREAS, the Circle of Protection continually provides support for immigrant families by facilitating child supervision and providing food and water while parents or guardians wait in line for countless hours at the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility, and
WHEREAS, the Circle of Protection is an asset to the immigrant community by ensuring that local elected officials and the public are informed regarding the conditions at the United States Immigration and and Customs Enforcement facility and advocating for better accommodations and amenities at the facility, NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESPECTFULLY PROCLAIMED that in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the volunteers of the Miramar Circle of Protection are acknowledged for their hard work, dedication, bravery, and relentless fight for social justice.”
Representative, District 103