| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:50 PM
MIAMI The first in a series of congressional hearings examining the potential impact of President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy gets underway Tuesday in the Senate.
Later in the week, the action switches to the House with two hearings: the main show...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:38 PM
According to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll before the State of the Union Address, Americans believe that "securing the border" should be a priority — after helping the economy, defeating the Islamic State and reducing the deficit.
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:37 PM
Many who are eligible to be spared from deportation greeted Obama's executive action in November with hugs and tears of joy. But the new rules will leave many more with constant fear.
About 19,000 foreign residents of Palm Beach County have a chance to...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:34 PM
When it comes to this week's historic talks on normalizing relations with Cuba, many people in South Florida remain deeply divided.
But when it comes to changing the immigration policy that gives preferential treatment to Cubans, an extraordinary...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:49 PM
British Prime Minister David Cameron and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be among the guests this weekend on CBS' "Face the Nation." The program starts at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:37 PM
We know the vast majority of Cubans who've immigrated here to escape a dictatorship are honest people who make enormous daily contributions to our community, economy and culture.
But a sliver of new arrivals are not here to flee political persecution....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:15 AM
Now comes the backlash to President Barack Obama's outreach to Cuba.
Florida Republicans are leading the charge against Obama's new policy to end the isolation of Cuba, setting up a clash in Congress next year and a point of debate along the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:52 AM
President Barack Obama on Wednesday abruptly ended more than 50 years of U.S. attempts to isolate Cuba, ushering in sweeping changes that will connect Floridians to the island through increased travel, business and communication links.
The policy will...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 3:36 PM
The future of the United States' five-decade embargo blocking trade with Cuba is suddenly and unexpectedly murky.
Although President Barack Obama shifted long-standing American policy on Wednesday, the embargo and the lesser known but critically...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 3:32 PM
President Barack Obama:
"With the changes I'm announcing today, it will be easier for Americans to travel to Cuba, and Americans will be able to use American credit and debit cards on the island. Nobody represents America's values better than the...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:53 AM
A sampling of reactions to the release of Alan Gross and President Obama’s speech on normalizing relations with Cuba. As expected, the reactions split mostly along party lines:
“Alan Gross should never have spent one day in prison and we...