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Marco Rubio Introduces the Securing the Visa Waiver Program Act With Ted Cruz’s Support

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is championing the “Securing the Visa Waiver Program Act." Rubio introduced the bill this week and his office offered some of the details behind the proposal. “The bill would codify certain...

Illegal Immigrant Population Increased 1 Million in the First Year of Biden Administration, Study...

An analysis from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) shows the number of illegals living in the U.S. increased by 1 million during the first year of the Biden administration. This rise in the...
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Florida’s Senators Want to Stop Federal Funds for DHS Disinformation Governance Board

Both of Florida’s U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--threw their support behind U.S Sen. Tom Cotton’s, R-Ark., proposal “to bar federal funds from being used to establish a Disinformation Governance Board at the...

FDLE Hosts Law Enforcement Leaders to Focus on Rising Crime from U.S. Border With...

Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Commissioner Rick Swearingen announced that he hosted law enforcement leaders from eight southern states to discuss ways to better combat the increased crime coming from the U.S.-Mexico border. “By...

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...

Rick Scott to DHS, Customs and Border Protection to Update Drug Interdiction Guidance for...

On Tuesday, noting that America faces a growing opioid crisis that took nearly 100,000 lives in 2021 alone, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Alejandro...

Shelia Cherfilus-McCormick Announces $2.4 Million FEMA Grant for South Florida

U.S. Rep. Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, D-Fla., weighed in this week after FEMA announced a grant totaling $2,446,500.00 for the roadway elevation of MacArthur Boulevard. “Today, I am pleased to announce a grant from the U.S. Department...

Illegal Immigration Moving Up as a Top Issue for Voters in 2022

The issue of illegal immigration has predominantly been a big issue among Republicans. But according to a recent survey from Quinnipiac University, immigration is now becoming a top-tier issue for voters in the 2022 elections. When...

Ashley Moody Leads State AGs in Calling for DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to Resign

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody demanded the immediate resignation of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas—leading 13 other states in an effort to replace the DHS leader. Insisting there is...
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Al Lawson Wants to Know About Problems at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in...

This week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., led more than 60 members of Congress in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security about delayed visa applications processing and congressional response times...

Rick Scott Calls for a Senate Committee Hearing on Southern Border Crisis

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and Republican colleagues wrote a letter to U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., the chairman of the U.S. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee,...

Marco Rubio Brings Out Proposal to Ensure Illegals Can’t Use Arrest Warrants as IDs...

At the end of January, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said he would introduce a bill “ to prevent the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) from allowing illegal immigrants...
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