Allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates cleared what was expected to be a major hurdle in the Senate, with the Judiciary Committee giving overwhelming approval Tuesday to the election-year proposal that has divided Republicans.
A lot of work was done in Tallahassee Thursday. Among the bills passed in the House was the one that would let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.
The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday the Florida Bar can’t admit immigrants who are in the country illegally.
From South Florida to Washington D.C., a man hopes his bike ride will get a message to President Barack Obama to halt deportations.
The issue of in-state tuition for all students in Florida, even those in the country illegally will be up for debate Saturday.
Should an illegal immigrant be able to practice law in Florida. That’s the issue before the state’s highest court in the case of Jose Godinez-Samperio who came to the U.S. from Mexico at age 9. He graduated from college, earned a law degree and passed the Florida Bar.
With tears in their eyes, young undocumented immigrants across South Florida watched President Barack Obama as he promised to stop deporting young people.
More than a dozen people who may have been trying to sneak into the U.S. illegally are now being detained by the U.S Customs and Border protection agency.
Roughly half a million illegal immigrants who were brought into the U.S. and forced into prostitution or servitude are offered visas each year if they agree to testify against the smugglers. But in the first eight months of this year, only 524 victims applied for the visas and less than half were issued.
The U.S. Coast Guard has returned more than 120 Cuban and Haitian migrants to their Caribbean homelands.