Rather than build a wall along the border as President Donald Trump has suggested, a Mexican-American immigration attorney who’s a Trump supporter says for economic reasons alone, it’s time to put politics aside and build consensus for immigration reform.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wrote acting U.S. Homeland Security Sec. Kevin McAleenan, about “reports that DHS intends to transport approximately 500 migrants per month from El Paso, Texas to both Broward and Palm Beach Counties for release pending an asylum hearing” on Thursday.
At the start of 2019, Soto pointed to the case of Alejandra Juarez as to why his proposals are needed.
Frederica Wilson doesn’t trust border patrol agents around teenage girls, plastic and Styrofoam cup ban has been approved in St. Augustine Beach, and will recreational marijuana be on the Florida 2020 ballot?
With President Donald Trump planning to use executive action to fund building a wall on the southern border to control illegal immigration without congressional approval, members of the U.S. House representing Florida took sides on mostly partisan lines.
U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., has spent most of the past year calling on the federal government to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base which was damaged heavily when Hurricane Michael hit Florida back in October.
Across Florida, candidates running in next month’s Republican primaries are showcasing their stances on immigration and trying to use it as wedge issue to beat the competition.
Throughout 2018, Florida voters have been telling pollsters that their top issues include healthcare, the economy, immigration and gun control. A recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows these issues remain important but there a few other concerns at the national issue.
Buchanan first brought out the “Social Media Screening For Terrorists Act" back in 2015. The bill would have the executive branch to “vet all public records, including Facebook and other forms of social media, before admitting foreign travelers and visa applicants into the country” and the new State Department embraces many of Buchanan’s proposals though the Florida congressman wanted the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to handle the screening.
State Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried released an email to supporters on Thursday and showcased her support for illegal immigrants.