By Yelena Orrelly 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.
By Jennifer Tintner 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.
By Laura Foreman 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 […]
By Michal Higdon 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.
By Billy Kennedy on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 12, 2013 at 10:56 am
Rebel Victory in Syria Might Not Stop Conflict, U.S. Officials Say – Even if the present Syrian government is toppled, sectarian fighting in the country could continue for more than a year, according to a top American intelligence official. The […]
As discussion about immigration continues, Nina, an illegal immigrant, discusses her struggle to gain education and citizenship in the United States.
By Stephanie Denardo 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.
By Ben Bornstein 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.
By Sami Main 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 […]
By Sara Drumm on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: October 9, 2012 at 10:55 am
Victor Yengle, once an “undocumented immigrant” himself, devotes his spare time to helping others who feel the alienation of being labeled “illegal” in the country they know as home.
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