Immigration

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks as he announces his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at the Freedom Tower on April 13, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rubio Launches Presidential Bid For “A New American Century”

Senator Marco Rubio stood before a crowd at the Freedom Tower in Downtown Miami Monday night to announce his candidacy for President of the United States, proclaiming it’s time for “a new American century.”

04/13/2015

Neyda Borges and Giancarlo Tejeda (Source: CBS4)

Top Honors Student Says Undocumented Status May Force Him to Turn Down UF and NYU

Miami Lakes Educational Center senior Giancarlo Tejeda has a secret that sets him apart from most of his classmates–he is an undocumented immigrant.

04/10/2015

One Hundred new citizens were sworn in on the same day as Miami Beach's birthday on March 25, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

100 New Citizens Sworn In On Same Day As Miami Beach’s Birthday

It was a proud day on South Beach Wednesday as 100 new American citizens were sworn in.

03/25/2015

President Barack Obama speaks during the General Session of the 2015 DNC Winter Meeting February 20, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

President Obama To Hold Immigration Town Hall Meeting In Miami

South Florida is in for a presidential visit next week.

02/20/2015

Over the next two days, more than 300 men, women and children will swear their allegiance to the United States and become official become U.S. citizens at Biscayne National Park.  (Source: CBS4)

More Than 300 Swear Oath To U.S. At Biscayne National Park

Over the next two days, more than 300 men, women and children will swear their allegiance to the United States and become official become U.S. citizens at Biscayne National Park.

02/17/2015

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Fmr. Deputy Accused Of Abusing Immigrants Pleads Guilty

A former Broward Sheriff’s Deputy accused of intimidating undocumented immigrants into performing sex acts entered a guilty plea on Thursday.

02/12/2015

Chopper 4 was over the scene as five migrants came ashore on February 6, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Migrants Come Ashore In Palmetto Bay

Migrants came ashore on Friday in Palmetto Bay.

02/06/2015

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

Immigration

Lawyers Tell Immigrants To Seek Counsel On Reform

Top immigration attorneys are warning Floridians living in the country illegally to start putting their papers together if they want to take advantage of President Barack Obama’s move to temporarily lift the threat of deportation.

12/03/2014

May 31, 2014: Citizenship workshop.  (Source: CBS4)

Attorneys Advise Immigrants To Seek Counsel Now

People living in this country illegally, who want to take advantage of the president’s move to temporarily lift the threat of deportation, are being urged to start getting their papers and documentation together now.

12/03/2014

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