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.
The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to districts around the country Friday, reminding them that all students – legal or not – are entitled to a public education.
Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos is seeking to beef up the Senate immigration reform bill in a last minute attempt to require businesses use the federal government’s electronic work eligibility program.