Tag Archives: immigration

In the News: Manatees Freed, Lake County Schools Fine Lessened, Bondi Silent On Immigration, News Outlets Sue Gov. Scott, Florida Senators Worth $144 Million

By on February 24th, 2015 | Last updated: February 24, 2015 at 10:21 am

Rescuers in Florida free 19 manatees stuck in drain – Rescue workers help return 19 manatees stuck in a storm drain to the Indian River Lagoon system. Orlando Sentinel Lake County Schools fine for class size drops – Lake County Schools […]

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Local Immigrant Family Reacts To Obama’s Executive Order

By on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 6:46 pm

Local undocumented immigrants Luis and Patricia Soto are hoping to take their family on a vacation for the first time since their parents brought them to the U.S. as children now that President Obama’s executive order will allow them both to have temporary legal status.

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Gainesville Faith Organizations Pressure for National Immigration Reform

By on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:16 am

Gainesville’s Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice is advocating the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act and is pressuring U.S. Rep Ted Yoho to do the same.

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In the News: Reitz Union renovation, child abuse victim, Rubio immigration talk, ricin-letter suspect

By on May 1st, 2013 | Last updated: May 1, 2013 at 11:03 am

J. Wayne Reitz Union renovation plan deemed futile – UF officials and the Student Government expected to bond $33 million from the university’s Capital Improvement Trust Fund for the renovation of the Reitz Union and the transformation of Newell Hall […]

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April 19, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 10:36 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Illegal immigrant shares story of fear and uncertainty about her future

By on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 8:59 am

As discussion about immigration continues, Nina, an illegal immigrant, discusses her struggle to gain education and citizenship in the United States.

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Proposed bill raises immigration reform questions in Florida and nationally

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: January 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Emotions run high as a nonpartisan bill on immigration reform was proposed Tuesday. Some say the nation needs to begin focusing more on the human aspect of the issue of immigration, not just legal implications.

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New senate bill may provide immigrants legal status

By on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 28, 2013 at 5:19 pm

Eleven million undocumented immigrants could soon be provided a path to gain legal status.

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In The News: Newt Gingrich on ‘Parks and Rec,’ Bush wants immigration reform, Miami Dade College’s students struggle, New York Post published photo of a man taken moments before his death

By on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:47 am

Newt Gingrich ready for his close-up on ‘Parks and Recreation’ – Newt Gingrich is about to join the ranks of Sen. John McCain and Vice President Joe Biden – a guest appearance on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.” New York Daily […]

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