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Since May, over 2,300 immigrant children have been separated from their families by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement under Trump’s new “zero-tolerance policy” of prosecuting as many border-crossings as possible.
On Wednesday, Trump signed an executive order to roll back the policy. However, it’s unclear if that executive order is even legal. Under current law, children cannot be detained for longer than 20 days, which means they cannot be detained indefinitely alongside their adult parents. Furthermore, the New York Times reported that children who have already been separated from their families will not be immediately reunited if their parents are in federal custody awaiting immigration proceedings.

So what can you do? It can be easy to feel powerless or distant from the pictures and headlines. But the Fine Print would like to remind you that these facilities don’t just exist on the news, and that you have the power to take action against the government’s inhumane treatment of human beings. In Portland, direct action temporarily shuttered a ICE facility. Wednesday, those activists, who are calling themselves Occupy ICE PDX, put out a nationwide call for local action and occupation at ICE facilities.

“It is not only possible to imagine a world without ICE, an organization which has existed for only the last 15 years, but necessary and our duty to make it a reality,” Occupy ICE PDX wrote in a press release.

Below, we’ve compiled a list of immigration detention facilities in Florida, organizations doing good work that you should donate to, and lawmakers you can call.

List of Detention Facilities in Florida*

*This is according to ICE’s publicly available list.

Baker County Detention Center
1 Sheriffs Office Dr, Macclenny, FL 32063
Field Office Main Telephone Line: (954) 236-4900
Assistant Field Office Director Main Line: (407) 440-5100

Broward Transitional Center
3900 N. Powerline Road Pompano Beach, FL, 33073
Facility Main Telephone Line: (954) 973-4485
Field Office Main Telephone Line (954) 545-6060

Glades County Detention Center
1297 East SR 78 Moore Haven, FL, 33471
Facility Main Telephone Line: (863) 946-1600
Field Office Main Telephone Line: (954) 236-4900

Krome Service Processing Center
18201 SW 12th Street Miami, FL, 33194
Facility Main Telephone Line: (305) 207-2001
Field Office Main Telephone Line: (954) 236-4900

Wakulla County Facility
15 Oak Street Crawfordville, FL, 32327
Facility Main Telephone Line: (850) 745-7100
Field Office Main Telephone Line: (850) 504-5200

Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children
Earlier this week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said roughly 1,000 migrant children were held in this compound located at 960 Bougainville Boulevard Miami Fl, 33133.


Carpool to ICE Detention Protest

Families Belong Together Protest at ICE Detention in Baker County on June 30 (organized locally!)

#FamilesBelongTogether Protest at ICE Detention Center in Crawfordville on June 30

Families Belong Together in Orlando on June 30

March to Keep Families Together in Miami on June 23

List of Organizations:


Gainesville’s Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice

Alachua County Labor Coalition (local)


American Civil Liberties Union of Florida

Florida Immigration Coalition

American Friends Service Committee

Friends of Miami-Dade Detainees


National Immigration Law Center

National Immigration Forum

Contacts for Public Officials:

Department of Homeland Security
Operator Number: 202-282-8000
Comment Line: 202-282-8495

Gov. Rick Scott
Executive Office of Governor Rick Scott
400 S Monroe St
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 488-7146

Bill Nelson
716 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-5274

Marco Rubio
Class III
284 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-3041

Find your house representative here: