In a 3-2 vote, the Alachua County Commission has designated a site near the intersection of Tower and Newberry Roads as a temporary home for returning veterans. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Wienke reports, the move has generated concern from business owners and residents.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Temp Vet Home Wrap.mp3]
University of Florida President Kent Fuchs announced his support for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals following the Trump administration's Tuesday announcement to end the program. “The DACA program and our 'Dreamers' add significantly to our university’s excellence in education, research and the economic impact the university has on our state," Fuchs said in a statement.