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In the News: Troops Withdrawal, Public Assistance Increase, Gov. Scott low approval, Obama Immigration

By on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: September 25, 2012 at 11:55 am

Last of 33,000 Surge Troops Leave Afghanistan – ABC News – Two years after the surge was ordered by President Barack Obama, the last of the troops sent to Afghanistan have been withdrawn, though 68,000 troops remain. ABC News Census [...]

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The “illegal” versus “undocumented” controversy continues

By on July 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:33 am

People continue to argue about just what is the correct title for immigrants who reside in the United States with no documentation.  The term “illegal immigrant” is offensive to some. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how this term puts a negative label on certain [...]

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Is it semantics or more?

By on July 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:57 pm

The immigration issue has been a contentious one, especially as political seasons heat up.  One outgrowth, what do we call people at the center of the issue?  CNN has published  a story on its web site discussing the controversy over calling [...]

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President Obama proposes major immigration changes

By and on June 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:59 am

Earlier today the Secretary of Homeland Security and the President announced that they will stop deporting the children of undocumented immigrants and begin giving work permits to younger people who came to the U.S. as children. This decision will affect as many as 800,000 [...]

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New campaign pushes to change UF application process for undocumented students

By on March 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm

A campaign seeks to change the University of Florida’s application process for undocumented students. Others in the community object.

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