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Law Licenses Bill Passes Florida Senate

The Florida Supreme Court will be allowed to grant law licenses to non-citizens under a bill that just passed the Senate and is headed to Gov. Rick Scott.

05/02/2014

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Hialeah Police Officer & Wife Sentenced For Unlawfully Dealing Firearms

A Hialeah Officer along with his wife who was once a former police were both sentenced Thursday in connection with the sale of hundreds of firearms without a license.

01/09/2014

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Two Florida Keys Men Get Prison For Wildlife Trafficking

Two Florida Keys men have been sentenced to prison time after pleading guilty to illegal trafficking in wildlife including sharks, tropical fish and sea fans.

12/04/2013

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Rubio Pitching Bipartisan Comprehensive Immigration Reform

In political terms, it was the equivalent of seeing a poltergeist. It couldn’t be real, but there it was: ultra-conservative Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio standing side-by-side with super liberal Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer in Washington Monday, advancing a bipartisan, comprehensive immigration reform plan.

CBS Miami–01/28/2013

Absentee ballots (CBS4)

Determined Firefighter Taking On Illegal “Boleteras”

Eric Johnson is a 10-year veteran of the Hialeah Fire Department. His career has been focused on responding to life threatening emergencies. But recently, Johnson has been on a different mission: fighting absentee voter fraud.

CBS4–10/26/2012

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Feds Remove “Dreamers” Monitoring Bracelet

A South Florida woman who was on the brink of being kicked out of the U.S. because she and her parents were in the country illegally can thank the Obama administration for giving her a break.

08/21/2012

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Election Supervisors Cautious About Using SAVE Data

After winning access to a U.S. Department of Homeland Security database of non-citizens living in Florida, Gov. Rick Scott said he sees no reason why the state’s 67 elections supervisors shouldn’t return to removing ineligible voters from the rolls.

CBS4–07/16/2012

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Feds Allow Florida To Use Database To Purge Illegal Voters

In a move that will surely benefit Republicans, the federal government has agreed to let Florida use a law enforcement database as a resource in helping to purge voter rolls of voters suspected of being non-U.S. citizens.

CBS4–07/14/2012

Synthetic Marijuana (CBS4)

Sunrise Man Severely Injured By Synthetic Marijuana Warns Of Dangers

A Sunrise man survived what he and his doctors are calling a near death experience from a dangerous new drug called synthetic marijuana.

CBS4–05/23/2012

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State’s List Of Possible Ineligible Voters Grows To 180K

Florida officials continue to investigate the citizenship of Florida registered voters and now the number of potentially ineligible voters in the state is growing.

CBS4–05/11/2012

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