| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Worsening conditions in Venezuela are causing increasing numbers of Cuban medical personnel working there to immigrate to the United States under a special program that expedites their applications, according to Colombian officials who help process many...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A Florida House deeply divided on ideological grounds voted Thursday to open the door to allow some illegal immigrants who have lived in the country long enough to obtain law licenses from the Florida Bar.
House Speaker Will Weatherford,...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Compassion won out over rhetorical resistance when lawmakers in the final hours of the final day of the state’s annual legislative session agreed to allow some illegal immigrants to obtain law licenses from the Florida Bar.
The matter now goes...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:19 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida House has married a top priority of Speaker Will Weatherford to offer in-state tuition to undocumented students living here with Gov. Rick Scott's election-year call to block future university tuition hikes.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:19 PM
A senator’s controversial, presumed-dead quest to secure in-state college tuition for students whose parents immigrated to the country illegally rose from the ashes Wednesday.
Under the measure, undocumented students would be eligible to compete...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:11 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott is going on the offensive following a key Senate panel's decision Tuesday not to take up a tuition-reduction bill that would also grant discounted in-state college rates to undocumented immigrant students.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:05 AM
TALLAHASSEE – With a high-stakes gubernatorial election this fall, Florida Democrats say they fear ruling Republicans will be road-blocking some otherwise non-controversial bills to avoid forcing Gov. Rick Scott to stake out a position on them....
| May 2, 2014
| 8:12 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In a dramatic shift of policy, the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature passed a measure Friday granting discounted tuition rates to the children of illegal immigrants.
The bill would grant in-state tuition rates to thousands of...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:53 PM
A day earlier, angry protesters had blocked buses carrying immigrant detainees from reaching a Border Patrol processing facility here.
On Wednesday, while the rancor in Murrieta had eased, some remained adamant that they would fight any attempts to...
| May 31, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Luis Segura, a construction worker from El Salvador facing deportation, recently spent more than six months behind bars at an immigrant detention center in the Mojave Desert. His stay, at $118 a night, cost taxpayers about $22,000.
A few months ago,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Another proposal to house undocumented children in Maryland and another shameful response. This time it wasn't rural Carroll County blasting the prospect of "illeagles" living outside Westminster, but a Baltimore County councilman decrying the potential...