White House Defends Immigration Order in Face of ProtestsThe White House on Sunday vigorously defended President Donald Trump's immigration restrictions, as protests against the order spread throughout the country. Some Republicans in Congress publicly opposed the changes amid legal challenges to the order banning travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries, though top congressional Republicans remain largely behind the new president.
Trump's Pick for Justice Dept Could Influence ImmigrationAs a senator, Jeff Sessions became Congress' leading advocate not only for a cracking down on illegal immigration, but also for slowing all immigration, increasing mass deportations and scrutinizing more strictly those entering the U.S. As attorney general, he'd be well positioned to turn those ideas into reality.
Is Trump Shifting His Immigration Rhetoric?As he turns his attention to the general election, Donald Trump is signaling that he is ready to tone down his fiery rhetoric on illegal immigration — at least behind closed doors.
Bill Would Let Governor Use Military Force Against RefugeesNo government employee or person receiving state assistance could help resettle immigrants or refugees if they're from a country where "invaders" live or train under a bill approved by a House committee.
Immigrant Groups Urge President Obama To Make Promised Move Miami Archbishop Tomas Wenski is joining immigrant advocates to urge President Barack Obama to take action on immigration.
Nearly 3,000 Cuban Rafters Picked Up By US Authorities So Far In 2014One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and pushed off the Cuban shore, joining a never-ending stream of islanders desperate to reach the United States.
Report: Immigrant Children To Be Placed In Florida Foster HomesImmigrant children from Central America will reportedly be placed in foster homes in Florida next month.
Protesters Want Florida To Allow Illegal Immigrants To Obtain Driver's LicensesProtesters are calling for Florida to allow immigrants who are in the United States illegally be allowed to have driver’s licenses.
Obama: US Always Has Been A Nation Of ImmigrantsCelebrating 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.
New Law Allows Fla. Students Living In Country Illegally To Be Qualified For In-State Tuition RatesFlorida 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.
Florida Bill Would Allow Illegal Immigrants To Get Law LicensesThe 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.
Fla. Bill Would Allow Illegal Immigrant Students To Pay In-State College TuitionState 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.