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Woman in supermarket using credit card, mid section

In Florida, Service Workers Come From Elsewhere

Newly released data shows how much of Florida’s workers are from out-of-state as well as where they came from before moving to Florida in 2012.

09/12/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Unaccompanied Minors In Miami Take English Classes On 1st Day Of School

The crisis of thousands of unaccompanied minors crossing the Mexican border is being felt across the United States and in South Florida as well.

08/18/2014

(Source: AP)

Florida Among States Getting Most Immigrant Kids

Federal data published Thursday shows Florida is the state receiving the most unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border.

07/24/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Health Dept.: Surprised By Immigrant Arrivals

Thousands of unaccompanied minors who are crossing the border with no families are being housed in border states but soon South Florida could be seeing a similar situation.

07/18/2014

Source: CBS

Influx Of Children To South Florida Likened To Pedro Pan Movement

Lawmakers are being asked to take a closer look at why children are arriving in South Florida and all over the United States before considering their immigration status.

07/10/2014

Immigration

Sen. Cruz Blames Obama Admin. For Immigrant Children Crossing Border

According to Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, the Obama administration should be blamed for the waves of immigrant children crossing the border illegally.

06/20/2014

Immigration

“Children Immigrants” An Impending Issue For Miami-Dade Schools

The crisis of children crossing the border without their parents and filling up shelters in Miami-Dade county is becoming an impending issue in Florida’s public school system.

06/18/2014

June 16, 2014: Congressman Joe Garcia speaks about the flood of immigrant children housed in Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Rep. Joe Garcia Weighs In On Flood Of Immigrant Children

Undocumented immigrant children are crossing the border into the United States from Mexico at alarming rates. Some have beed sent to Miami where shelters have breached capacity.

06/16/2014

(Source: AP)

Men Held In Honduras For Violating Weapons Law Deny Wrongdoing

It has been nearly one month since six U.S. men were detained in Honduras for allegedly violating weapons laws by failing to declare a gun.

05/31/2014

A cargo ship passes through the Panama Canal's Miraflores Locks on May 9, 2013, in Panama City. The Panama Canal is operating completely normal although the Government order to close all schools for three days starting from yesterday in order to avoid blackouts and Panamanians may have to start rationing electricity if the energy crisis -- caused by the late start of the rainy season -- continues due.    (Photo by: Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: China & Nicaragua Canal May Shake Global Trade

The communist nation of China may be about to make a large impact on Central America and global economic trade.

CBS Miami–06/07/2013

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