Cheryl Little

(Source: CBS4)

Archdiocese Holds Press Conference On Undocumented Minors

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.

08/01/2014

(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: CBS4)

Funeral Set For Victim Of Capsized Boat

One of the victims on board when a boat capsized off the coast of Miami earlier this month will be laid to rest Saturday.

11/02/2013

The Coast Guard rescued 11 migrants Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS4)

Family & Friends Of Migrants Seek Answers After Boat Capsizes Off Miami

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.

CBS Miami–10/16/2013

Bolivian Diego Mariaca(R) and his brother Gustavo Mariaca(L) fill out paperwork under the 'Dream Act' (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Experts Warn Of Deferred-Action Scammers

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.

CBS Miami–08/22/2012

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Supreme Court Overturns Most Of Ariz. Immigration Law

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.

CBS4–06/25/2012

(Source: AP)

Student Finds U.S. Immigration Laws Tough To Navigate

The North Miami High School Valedictorian fighting to stay in the United States has hired a new attorney.

CBS4–03/02/2012

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Fear Keeps Many In Miami From Reporting Child Abuse

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.

CBS4–05/15/2011

Immigration advocates held an event to express their concern about two immigration bills traveling through the Florida Legislature. (Source: CBS4)

Advocates Denounce State Immigration Reform Bills

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.

CBS4–04/21/2011

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Haitian Children and Parents Still In Limbo A Year After Quake

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.

CBS4–01/12/2011

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