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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

In the five weeks since he declared his support for a comprehensive immigration overhaul, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster has gotten an earful. YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Band Of Republicans Push For Immigration Amid Strong Party Opposition

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–09/08/2013

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Rubio’s Name Elicits Boos, Catcalls At Tea Party Rallies

On a recent swing through the most conservative parts of his state, Sen. Marco Rubio told a packed banquet hall at the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club that major policy issues were threatening the American dream: onerous taxes, burdensome regulations — and, above all, President Barack Obama’s health care law.

08/20/2013

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Poll: Rubio Gets Negative Marks On Immigration

Florida voters give Sen. Marco Rubio negative marks for his handling of immigration and gun issues in Washington but still hold favorable views of the rising Republican star, a statewide poll released Wednesday shows.

06/19/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Dec. 19, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Crist Talks Immigration, Voting Problems Before Florida Dem Group Dinner

Former Gov. Charlie Crist, who was once a Republican, gave one of his first speeches as a Democrat Friday night.

03/16/2013

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FL House Speaker At Odds With Gov. Scott Over Medicaid Expansion

Fla. House speaker criticizes Medicaid expansion TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford says expanding Medicaid coverage is a social experiment doomed to fail. Weatherford opened the annual session of the Florida Legislature […]

CBS Tampa–03/05/2013

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