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Among Cuban Exiles, An Old Toast Goes Silent

It was a toast repeated yearly since the family arrived from Cuba in the 1960s. Gustavo Pérez Firmat’s family uttered the toast as a wish they anxiously waited to fulfill.

12/29/2013

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Nearly Half Of All Immigration Judges Eligible For Retirement In 2014

The nation’s immigration court system, already bogged down with a backlog of nearly 350,000 cases, could fall even more behind in in 2014. That’s because nearly half of its 220 judges will be eligible for retirement next year.

12/25/2013

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

Garcia Joining Congressional Fast On Immigration

Representative Joe Garcia (D-Miami) will join a 24-hour congressional fast relay to express solidarity with a group of immigration on the National Mall.

CBS Miami–12/06/2013

Immigration

Hundreds Of Immigrant Advocates Gather In Miami

More than 600 immigration advocates, non-profit leaders and local officials are gathering in Miami to shift the immigration discussion from amnesty and temporary visas to what can be done to help existing immigrant groups better integrate into American life.

11/18/2013

Immigration

Broader Lessons In Obama Immigration Reform

The Obama Administration’s temporary reprieve for youth living in the country illegally has shown in its first year that anymore immigration reform efforts would require the government to streamline application procedures and provide more information on what documents are needed apply to stay in the United States, according to experts.

11/17/2013

The Coast Guard rescued 11 migrants Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS4)

Funeral Set For Victim Of Capsized Boat

One of the victims on board when a boat capsized off the coast of Miami earlier this month will be laid to rest Saturday.

11/02/2013

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A Case Of Meningitis At Krome Detention Center

A case of bacterial meningitis has been confirmed at the Krome Detention Center in Miami.

10/28/2013

The Coast Guard rescued 11 migrants Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS4)

Captain Of Capsized Boat Faces Manslaughter Charges

The captain of a boat which capsized off the coast of Miami is facing involuntary manslaughter charges after four women died due to the incident.

CBS4–10/26/2013

The Coast Guard rescued 11 migrants Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS4)

Two Men Indicted In Death Of Haitians Aboard Capsized Boat

Four Haitian boat survivors, on a smuggling voyage from the Bahamas that capsized killing four people last week, have been released from U.S. immigration custody.

10/25/2013

Simone Jeanty's tears have not stopped since the day she received word her daughter, 24 year old Judith Valentin drowned off the coast of West Palm Beach.  (Source: CBS4)

Mother Questions Haitian Migrant’s Drowning

Simone Jeanty’s tears have not stopped since the day she received word her daughter, 24-year-old Judith Valentin drowned off the coast of West Palm Beach. Jeanty came from Haiti this week on a temporary visa to bury her.

09/26/2013

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