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.
A coalition of citizens and a Hispanic advocacy group, with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union, have filed a federal suit to stop Governor Rick Scott’s purging of “non-citizens” from the voter rolls.
As the Republican Party slowly starts to rally around likely-nominee Mitt Romney, attention will quickly turn to who the former Massachusetts governor will pick as his running mate. Chief among the VP candidate will be Florida Senator Marco Rubio who will be making waves ahead of the Republican National Convention.
At the Hispanic Leadership Conference in Doral, a group watched closely as the Republican candidates battled it on stage at the debate in Jacksonville.
When Florida Republicans cast their vote on January 31; it may be too late to make a difference in the eventual nomination. But, any candidate who chooses to overlook the Sunshine State will do so at their own peril.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio wants his party to tone down its position on immigration.
Most people know that you must be a US Citizen to vote, but apparently, that message missed one Central Florida state legislator. A member of the committee that is overseeing the drawing of new congressional districts, he’s demanded the process be held up until it’s certified hispanic voters there are legal.