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Gov. DeSantis sends more Florida Highway Patrol and National Guardsmen to southern border

Governor Ron DeSantis announced Florida Highway Patrol and National Guardsman are heading to the southern border.
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Advocates hope the “Welcoming Florida” act will undo state laws curbing immigration

Listen: Last year, Governor Ron Desantis signed a sweeping anti-immigration bill into law. Immigration advocates and lawmakers gathered in the state capitol Thursday to speak on a bill that would reverse a lot of those...
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An appeals court orders a judge to reconsider rulings that backed Florida’s challenges to Biden administration immigration policies

A federal appeals court ordered a judge to reconsider rulings that backed Florida challenges to Biden administration immigration policies,

MidPoint: The Florida Budget & Legislative Priorities

Analysts from the Florida Policy Institute join us to talk about the 2024 State budget and the latest pending legislation on child labor, education, criminal justice, and immigration policies. Find out what the legislature...

Community panel discusses impact of human trafficking on undocumented Floridians

Human trafficking is a difficult topic for many Floridians, as modern-day slavery and forced sex work continue to cause concerns for both families and law enforcement throughout the state. A nonprofit called MiraclesOutreach.org gathered panelists...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., September 22, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Educational support raises School nurses, classroom aides, and other educational support professionals in Hillsborough County will likely receive raises. This comes after Wednesday night’s negotiation session between the school district and the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers...
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Florida defends its new immigration law in court

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody urged a federal judge to reject an attempt to block part of a new state law targeting people who transport undocumented immigrants into the state.
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Injunction sought against Florida’s new immigration law

Attorneys for migrants and advocates asked a federal judge for a preliminary injunction against a new Florida law that makes it a felony to transport into the state people who enter the country without the...
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Hawaii is dropped from the list of Driver Licenses that Florida won’t honor

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office announced a crackdown on driver’s licenses that would not be honored in Florida. Now the list is down to certain types of licenses from two states.
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Backroom Briefing: Eyeing Florida’s immigration law

Agriculture Commissioner Wilton Simpson says a new Florida immigration law could bring “unintended consequences” to construction & tourism.
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An immigration grand jury is extended until April in Florida

The Florida Supreme Court has approved extending until April the term of a statewide grand jury investigating immigration-related issues.

Asylum in the US: thoughts on Human Rights

Asylum-seekers treated as invaders as Republican politicians scheme against them lead discussion. Revelations about the “Guantanamo Candidate” documentary. Also, President Joe Biden will designate a national monument honoring Emmett Till and his mother. Till was...
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The Biden administration points to the Supreme Court in Florida’s immigration fight

The Biden administration argued that an appeals court should reject a Florida legal challenge to federal immigration policies.

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