Dreamers

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“Dreamers” Impact On Rick Scott Re-Election Bid

In a brutal GOP primary four years ago, now-Gov. Rick Scott blistered opponent Bill McCollum in a television ad highlighting McCollum’s opposition to an Arizona-style immigration law.

03/31/2014

The Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College. (Source: mdc.edu)

MDC Joins National Push To Get Dreamers Into College

Miami Dade College has long supported undocumented teens, who were brought to the U.S. as children, who now live here illegally and want to go to college.

02/11/2014

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House Passes Bill That OKs In-State Tuition For Citizen Kids Of Immigrants

On Friday, the House approved a bill that would guarantee in-state tuition rates for children who are U.S. citizens but whose parents are undocumented immigrants.

CBS4–04/12/2013

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

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

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