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Wasserman Schultz Calls On Congress To Act On Immigration Reform

U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Joe Garcia stood side by side with advocates at a Hispanic Unity of Florida news conference in Hollywood on Monday and called on Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration bill.

04/28/2014

Jeb Bush speaks to business leaders in Broward County on 3/21/14. (Source: CBS4)

GOP Candidates Seeking Millions From Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson

LAS VEGAS (CBSMiami/AP) – If you’re trying to figure out which GOP heavyweight is considering a presidential run in 2016, watch Las Vegas this weekend as the candidates try to win the support of billionaire […]

CBS Miami–03/27/2014

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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

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Rubio Opposes, Nelson Supports Budget Deal

Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio said late Tuesday that he opposes a new bipartisan budget deal agreed to by chief negotiators Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash).

CBS Miami–12/11/2013

Congressman Henry "Trey" Radel, 37, was arrested during a "buy and bust" operation in Washington. (Source: CBS)

Fla. Congressman Enters Rehab After Cocaine Charge

Florida Republican Rep. Henry “Trey” Radel checked himself into a rehabilitation center Thursday after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession receiving a year’s probation.

11/21/2013

Congressman Henry "Trey" Radel, 37, was arrested during a "buy and bust" operation in Washington. (Source: CBS)

Congressman Radel Takes Leave Of Absence After Cocaine Conviction: “This Is My Wake-Up Call”

Florida Republican Rep. Henry “Trey” Radel said Wednesday he was taking a leave of absence from Congress and donating his salary to charity after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and receiving a sentence of a year’s probation.

CBS4–11/20/2013

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

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

US Rep. Mario Rafael Diaz-Balart Caballero,R-FL, representative for Florida's 21st congressional district, visits the election center for the Venezuelan community in Doral, Florida, February 12, 2012.  Venezuelan celebrate for the first time a primary process to choose one opposition candidate to challenge President Hugo Chávez in presidential election on October. AFP PHOTO/Paula Bustamante (Photo credit should read PAULA BUSTAMANTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigrants Sit In At US Rep Diaz-Balart’s Office

Frida Ulloa’s mother and brother are U.S. citizens, and she’s lived in the United States for a decade, but under U.S. law, that wasn’t enough to get the 24 year-old college student a green card. Because her mother became a citizen just after Ulloa turned 21, she was no longer in the fast track for minors. It will likely take years for her to get U.S. residency.

10/11/2013

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Rubio’s Government Shutdown Plan Splitting GOP

The plan originally hatched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and Utah Senator Mike Lee to either shutdown the government or default on the debt limit if the Affordable Care Act isn’t defunded is fracturing the Republican Party ahead of key fiscal deadlines.

CBS Miami–09/19/2013

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