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Florida Immigration Law has been amended Effective July 1, 2023

  • Certain driver licenses and permits issued by other states exclusively to unauthorized immigrants are not valid in Florida.
  • Certain hospitals must collect patient immigration status data information on admission or registration forms.
  • As of July 1, 2024. Employers of more than 25 employees or more are required to e-verify or be subject to $1,000 a day per person penalty and be suspended of business license until reinstated.
  • It is illegal and a person commits a third degree felony if they transport any illegal alien into the State of Florida by land, sea or air.
  • It is a third-degree felony for an unauthorized alien to knowingly fake identification documentation of themselves or another person in order to gain employment.
  • A person in the custody of law enforcement and is subject to an immigration detainer must submit a DNA sample when booked into a jail.

New immigration law – CS/CS/SB 1718 amends various Florida statutes to address provisions related to individuals in Florida who may be unauthorized aliens.