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A veteran threatening to hurt himself straddles a guardrail in the I-595/Turnpike interchange.  (Source: CBS4)

ICE: Vet Who Threatened To Kill Himself Had Extensive Criminal Background

A military veteran who threatened to hurt himself Monday and brought traffic to a halt in the I-595/Turnpike interchange, was set for deportation proceedings due to an extensive criminal background.

11/12/2013

A last minute plea to U.S. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson has stopped a father of four from being deported – at least for the time being. (Source: CBS4)

Rep. Wilson Gets 4AM Deportation Of Dad Stopped

A last minute plea to U.S. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson has stopped a father of four from being deported – at least for the time being.

CBS4–05/14/2013

A rally was held in support of a father facing deportation at Krome detention center. (CBS4)

Rally Held In Support Of Jailed Father Facing Deportation

A rally of support was held Tuesday for a South Florida father who faces deportation after getting arrested for driving without a license.

CBS4–04/02/2013

John McAfee outside the Beacon Hotel on Miami Beach after being deported from Guatemala. (Brian Andrews/CBS4)

Software Giant McAfee Deported From Guatemala, Now In Miami

Anti-virus software founder John McAfee has landed at Miami International Airport after being deported from Guatemala.

CBS4–12/12/2012

Immigration

Children Of Illegal Immigrants Can Now Apply To Stay In U.S.

The nightmare is officially over for “The Dreamers.” Beginning Wednesday children who were brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents can officially apply to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for a two year deferment from being deported.

CBS4–08/15/2012

Barbara Aquevenque is accused of switching UPC labels to steal thousands of dollars in merchandise from S. Florida retail stores. (CBS4)

Police: Lauderhill Mother Stole Thousands In Label Switching Scheme

A Broward County mother is accused of being a prolific thief — changing the labels on high priced toys at Target and Walmart stores, selling the items online and making off with tens of thousands of dollars.

CBS4–07/23/2012

Immigration

Poll: 64% Of Likely Voters Support Obama’s Immigration Policy

Just days after President Barack Obama announced his decision to end the deportations of some illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children; voters are giving him high marks on the move.

CBS4–06/19/2012

(Source; CBS/Pool) President Obama makes a point as he announces his new immigration policy for deporting children

Obama: New Deportation Rules For Kids “The Right Thing To Do”

The Obama Administration will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, but have not been in trouble with the law since, a move that will affech hundreds of thousands of people nationwide, and large numbers of children in South Florida.

CBS4–06/15/2012

(Source: CBS4) Daniela Pelaez celebrates her diploma

Valedictorian With Immigration Woes Wins Cheers With Her Diploma

Daniela Pelaez was worried that she might be deported back to Columbia by now, but instead the 18 year old Valedictorian of her class walked across the stage at FIU’s U.S. Century Bank Arena to receive her high school diploma Friday.

CBS4–06/08/2012

(Source: CBS4) Daniela Pelaez arrives at MIA following a whirlwind trip to Washington D.C.

School Board To Honor Valedictorian Who Was Asked To Leave U.S.

The North Miami Senior High valedictorian, who won a reprieve after she and her sister were asked to leave the county, will be honored Wednesday by the Miami-Dade School Board.

CBS4–04/18/2012

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