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Florida Delegation Backs Michael Waltz’s Bill Ending Federal Contacts for Businesses Tied to Maduro...

On Thursday, the Florida delegation in the U.S. House rallied behind U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz’s, R-Fla., proposal to end government contracts with businesses working with the Maduro regime. Waltz’s “Banning Operations and Leases with Illegitimate...

Florida Delegation Backs Trump’s Last-Minute Reprieve of Venezuelans

The move protects some 200,000 Venezuelans living in the U.S. from being sent back to what Trump called a “deteriorative condition” under the socialist regime of Nicholas Maduro. The move has long been sought by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Florida Pols Largely Silent on No TPS for Venezuelans

President Donald Trump decided on Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was not going to grant TPS to Venezuelans, meaning once visas expire, exiles from the Maduro regime would have to return to a nation in upheaval.

Rick Scott Calls for Giving Venezuelans Fleeing Maduro Regime Temporary Protected Status

Following the lead of several Florida Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill, Scott said on Tuesday the time has come to extend TPS to Venezuelans.  

Darren Soto Ready to Welcome Venezuelan Refugees, Giving Them TPS

The Kissimmee Democrat and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla. have joined together to file a bill which would allow Venezuelan nationals to file for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) which would allow them to remain in the U.S. until that South American country’s political situation is sorted out.