Immigration Reform

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Spikes Comprehensive Immigration Reform Effort

Senator Marco Rubio was for immigration reform before he was against it. Sunday, Senator Rubio submarined the bill he helped author on immigration reform by saying a comprehensive overhaul is not possible.

CBS Miami–10/28/2013

Jim DeFede & Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: After the Shutdown

Congresswoman Ilena Ros-Lehtinen and Jim discuss the vote to reopen the government and where we go from here. The two also discuss whether three months from now we will be in the same situation.
Other topics include immigration reform, and the future of the Republican party.

CBS4–10/21/2013

Immigration

Immigrants March For Reform In Miami

A march will take place Saturday with Miami’s newest immigrants to help put the spotlight on the need for immigration reform. The participants will walk through the city’s oldest Cuban enclave at 1 p.m.

10/05/2013

U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia (Source: Hand Out Photo/Office of Congressman Joe Garcia)

Rep. Garcia Fires Back At Rep. King Over Immigration Comments

South Florida Congressman Joe Garcia took aim at Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) Tuesday after the Iowan said most undocumented immigrants were smuggling drugs into the country.

CBS Miami–07/24/2013

Immigration

Immigration Reform Splitting GOP

Immigration reform has been one of the hot-button topics for politicians in the last few years. As the Senate passed its version of immigration reform last week, all attention now turns to the House of Representatives and the rift developing in the Republican Party.

CBS Miami–07/02/2013

Sarah Palin (photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Palin Attacks Rubio On Immigration

Ronald Reagan used to tout the 11th Commandment, “Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Rebublican.” Based on tea party hero Sarah Palin’s latest tweet, she may need to go back to learn that idea again.

CBS Miami–06/29/2013

Senator Marco Rubio

Immigration Reform Overwhelmingly Passes Senate

The Democratic-controlled United States Senate overwhelmingly passed an immigration reform bill Thursday that could impact more than 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. But, the massive reform may never get to President Barack Obama’s desk.

CBS Miami–06/27/2013

Immigration

New Border Requirements May Not Save Immigration Bill

A bipartisan amendment passed Monday to the U.S. Senate immigration reform bill has at least one GOP senator who supported it saying the amendments planned results will make the U.S. border the most militarized since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

CBS Miami–06/25/2013

Democrat And Republican

Immigration Reform Bill Sputtering In Capitol

Even if Republican Senator Marco Rubio and the bipartisan Gang of Eight Senators can muster the support needed to pass comprehensive immigration reform through the Senate; it’s possibly dead on arrival in the GOP-led House of Representatives.

CBS Miami–06/18/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Rubio: Bipartisan Immigration Reform Bill 95 Percent Done

One of the key members of Congress so called “Gang of 8” which are working on crafting an immigration reform bill acceptable to both sides of the aisles said it’s almost ready.

CBS4–06/16/2013

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