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Matt Gaetz Wants Answers From DHS on the Rise in Illegal Immigration

This week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., sent a letter U.S. Homeland Security Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas demanding an explanation for the increase of unauthorized persons entering U.S. soil, as well as the Department of...

Bill Posey, Ashley Moody Want States to Have More of a Role in Fighting...

Last week, two Florida Republicans--U.S. Rep. Bill Posey and state Attorney General Ashley Moody--championed a proposal to give states more of a role in fighting illegal immigration. Posey introduced a bill to “allow state officials...

Ron DeSantis Hammers Biden Administration for Ending Title 42, Warns About More Illegal Immigrants

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis called out the Biden administration for ending Title 42, insisting that terminating the policy will lead to “another mass influx of illegal immigrants at the southern border" since “Title...

Rick Scott Asks DHS What’s the Plan for Securing the Border Once Biden Rescinds...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., led more than a dozen of his Republican colleagues in a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas demanding information on the department’s...

Marco Rubio Calls on Senate Not to Pass Spending Bill Unless Border Security Funds...

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined fellow Republican U.S. Sens. Mike Braun of Indiana, Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah and Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming in sending a letter to...
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Kat Cammack Gets Bill Forcing CBP Agents Back to the ‘Front Lines’ to House...

This week, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., introduced the "DHS Border Support Services Contract Review Act." The bill “subjects the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to reviewing contracts for services at the southern border, specifically...
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Val Demings Wants All DHS Officer Training Programs to be Accredited

This week, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., introduced a bill “to require that all officer training programs for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) receive accreditation to ensure a high standard of excellence for...

Florida Congressman Tours Southern Border, Calls for End to ‘Catch and Release’ Policies

Franklin was joined by U.S. Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., who leads Republicans on the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee, and U.S. Rep. Yvette Herrell, R-NM.
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Florida’s Senators Continue the Fight to Ban TikTok on Government Devices

Several federal agencies and departments, including the State Department, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense and TSA have already banned TikTok on their devices due to TikTok’s ties to the Chinese regime.

Ashley Moody Warns Floridians About COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

With more than 6 million Floridians vaccinated against COVID-19 and millions seeking an inoculation, on Monday, state Attorney General Ashley Moody encouraged vigilance against vaccine-related scams.
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Central Florida Democrats on Capitol Hill Announce DHS Funds for Orlando

This year’s award will total $3.8 million. Orlando’s inclusion in the program was restored in 2018 after a multi-year drought, following advocacy by the three representatives.

Marco Rubio on New York Times’ ‘Anonymous’ Op-Ed: ‘A Grotesque Failure of Journalism

Miles Taylor, the former chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, identified himself as the anonymous member of the Trump administration who wrote an op-ed hitting the president.
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