Immigration  Law

What is the immigration law?

florida  sb 1718

Introduced in 2023, the Florida SB 1718 (Senate Bill 1718) aims to regulate individuals who might be unauthorized aliens living in the state. This new Florida Immigration law has been conceived against the backdrop of the federal government’s 2023 border policies, which have been criticized for their potential to trigger illegal immigration. The law is composed of several elements, each designed to address a specific aspect of immigration. From stricter employment requirements to amendments in healthcare policies, Florida SB 1718 is a multifaceted legislation that has stirred discussions nationwide.



If you do not have a legal status in the US and have a valid Driver’s License from another state or country, you cannot use it to legally drive in the State of Florida.

Personal I.D. &  Out-of-State Driver's License

If you do not have a legal status in the US and need medical assistance, hospitals will not contact Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers when treating a patient.

Healthcare &  Hospital Reporting


Transporting foreign nationals who entered the US illegally into Florida is considered a felony. Using false identification documents or fraudulently obtaining employment is a felony. Employers can lose their licenses. It is unlawful to knowingly employ a foreign national who is not authorized to work in the US.

Penalties and Restrictions

“The Biden Border Crisis has wreaked havoc across the United States and has put Americans in danger. In Florida, we will not stand idly by while the federal government abandons its lawful duties to protect our country.” Governor Ron DeSantis “Our Southern Border has been dealing with a manmade crisis under the ineptness of President Biden, allowing more than 6.3 million illegal immigrants to flood our border,” Senator Blaise Ingoglia

Controversies and Criticisms

Florida's SB 1718 imposes stringent regulations on illegal immigration, aiming to control the influx of unauthorized immigrants. The bottom line is that although we see this legislation causing an anti-immigration rhetoric, it is only a variation of the immigration laws that we have.  Contact us today for a free consultation. 

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