As more children cross the border into the United States, the court system is trying to handle the influx of unaccompanied minors, but a plan to speed up the immigration hearing process has some religious leaders and advocates concerned.
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.
One of the victims on board when a boat capsized off the coast of Miami earlier this month will be laid to rest Saturday.
Four people are dead, eleven others rescued by U.S. Coast Guard crews after they were found clinging to the hull of an overturned boat seven miles east of Miami.
Immigration experts estimate nearly 70,000 South Floridians qualify for the President’s Deferred Action plan, allowing illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to work and study for two years.
The state of Arizona won’t be sending passels of people south of the border using its tough, controversial immigration law. The United States Supreme Court on Monday struck down much of the law that had permitted lawmen to detain people who even looked like they might be in the country illegally.
The North Miami High School Valedictorian fighting to stay in the United States has hired a new attorney.
Fear of government intervention in Miami-Dade’s heavily Hispanic and Haitian communities has led to the county having one of the lowest rates, among Florida’s larger counties, for calls to the state’s child abuse hotline.
With just about three weeks to go before the Florida legislative session wraps up, immigrant advocates in South Florida are trying to get the word out that a pair of immigration bills which have yet to come up for a vote could have devastating effects on Florida if passed.
The tears offer mute testimony for Fritz and Mary and their two young daughters. The family sat down at the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center in Miami Wednesday.