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Immigration changes are teed up for a possible vote Friday in the Florida Senate

The Florida Senate on Friday could pass a bill targeting undocumented immigration, including requiring hospitals to collect data about whether patients are in the country legally.
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Appeals court rejects a challenge to Florida’s controversial ‘Sanctuary Cities’ law

A federal appeals court tossed out a challenge to a 2019 immigration law that banned what are called sanctuary cities in Florida.
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Florida Senate signs off on immigration & election bills

The Florida Senate passed bills that could help send migrants to “sanctuary” cities and bolster efforts to prosecute alleged election fraud.

Judge poised to consider migrant flights case

A Leon County circuit judge will hear arguments Friday about whether he should toss out a lawsuit filed by a South Florida state senator after Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration flew about 50 migrants from Texas...
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Top DeSantis aides added in migrant flight lawsuit

Two top aides to Gov. Ron DeSantis were added as defendants in a potential class-action lawsuit related to migrant flights from Texas to Florida to Martha's Vineyard.
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Judge blocks subpoenas of DeSantis aids in a records fight over migrant flights

A judge has rejected subpoenas seeking to force aides to Gov. Ron DeSantis to testify about Florida's controversial migrant flights.
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Florida DOT and a contractor face a records lawsuit on migrant flights

An open-government group has filed a lawsuit against FDOT & a contractor alleging they broke public-records laws re: migrant flights to Mass.
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Lawsuit targets Florida Governor Ron DeSantis over migrant flights

Ron DeSantis was hit with a potential class-action lawsuit alleging migrants were lured with false promises to fly to Martha’s Vineyard.

MidPoint’s Legislative Wrap-Up: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

As Florida's legislative session draws to a close, it is time to take inventory and review what has emerged from the Capitol. From the headline-topping bills to the under-the-radar legislation, MidPoint host Shelley Reback, is...

Deported Florida woman, subject of Netflix documentary, reunited with family three years later

A Polk County woman who became the subject of a Netflix documentary after facing deportation has been reunited with her family. It took nearly three years for Angel Juarez to get home and she is...
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Advocate for migrants talks about the border situation and Grannies Respond

An advocate for immigrants describes what she saw at the Homestead detention center under the Trump administration and what she’s concerned about today on the U.S.-Mexico border. Joining WMNF’s MidPoint live by Zoom is Marina...
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Saturday in Tampa: “protest against immigrant dehumanization”

After this story aired, the date of the protest was changed because of Hurricane Dorian.  The “Fight Hate With Unity: Protest Against Immigrant Dehumanization” demonstration has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 3:00...

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