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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the victims on board when a boat capsized off the coast of Miami earlier this month will be laid to rest Saturday.
A case of bacterial meningitis has been confirmed at the Krome Detention Center in Miami.
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.
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.
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.