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Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on July 15, 2014. (credit: Rick Loomis-Pool/Getty Images)

Report: Immigrant Children To Be Placed In Florida Foster Homes

Immigrant children from Central America will reportedly be placed in foster homes in Florida next month.

CBS Tampa–07/17/2014

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Protesters Want Florida To Allow Illegal Immigrants To Obtain Driver’s Licenses

Protesters are calling for Florida to allow immigrants who are in the United States illegally be allowed to have driver’s licenses.

CBS Tampa–07/14/2014

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Obama: US Always Has Been A Nation Of Immigrants

Celebrating the ethnic diversity of America, President Barack Obama said more than two dozen foreign-born service members who became U.S. citizens at a White House ceremony on the Fourth of July are vivid reminders that the country is, and always has been, a nation of immigrants.

CBS Tampa–07/04/2014

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New Law Allows Fla. Students Living In Country Illegally To Be Qualified For In-State Tuition Rates

Florida students living in the country illegally will be allowed to qualify for in-state college tuition rates under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS Tampa–06/09/2014

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Florida Bill Would Allow Illegal Immigrants To Get Law Licenses

The Florida Senate on Thursday took the first step to help a Mexican national get his law license a month after the state Supreme Court said he couldn’t because he’s in the U.S. unlawfully.

CBS Tampa–04/25/2014

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Fla. Bill Would Allow Illegal Immigrant Students To Pay In-State College Tuition

State lawmakers could approve a bill this session allowing qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition even if they are in the country illegally.

CBS Tampa–02/24/2014

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Online Firm Seeks To Become Immigration “TurboTax”

South Florida native and former White House fellow Felice Gorordo is taking the lead of a tech startup aimed at becoming the “TurboTax” of the immigration process.

01/26/2014

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Cuban Woman Granted Visa For Stem Cell Donation

Immigration officials have approved a visa for a Cuban woman coming to the U.S. to donate stem cells to her sister with leukemia.

12/20/2013

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4 Dead After Boat Capsizes Off Florida Coast

MIAMI (AP) — Four women died and 10 other people were taken into custody after a boat with more than a dozen people aboard — including Haitian and Jamaican nationals — capsized early Wednesday in […]

CBS Tampa–10/16/2013

Mexican Army troops stand guard on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border on May 21, 2013 near McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Band Of Two Dozen Republicans Pushing For Immigration Overhaul In House

In the five weeks since he declared his support for a comprehensive immigration overhaul, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster has gotten an earful.

CBS Tampa–09/09/2013

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