100 people line Jacksonville street to protest immigration law

Published on June 1, 2023 at 3:41 pm

At least 100 people lined Atlantic Boulevard near Spring Park Road in Jacksonville on Thursday morning to protest Florida’s new immigration laws.

Protests like the one in Jacksonville were happening across the state on Thursday.

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The protest came after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the controversial immigration law, SB 1718, last month. It will take effect July 1.

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author image Marilyn joined the News4Jax team in February 2020. Marilyn’s career as a broadcast journalist started at WALB in Albany, Georgia. She is a graduate of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication.

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