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Florida tangles with the feds over an immigration case

Florida and the federal government disagree on if the state can challenge Biden administration on migrants being released from detention.

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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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,
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A Florida bill would result in stiffer crime penalties for some migrants

A Florida bill would increase criminal penalties for immigrants who are arrested for felonies after illegally re-entering the U.S.
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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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The Florida Institute for Community Studies (FICS) is losing its lease from Hillsborough County

FICS, a nonprofit that provides services to migrant communities, is losing its lease in a Town n Country park.
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Targeting immigrants, Florida announces a list of banned driver licenses from other states

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced driver’s licenses from other states that are invalid in Florida under a new law targeting undocumented immigrants.
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Florida lawmakers pass a $117B budget & end the session

Florida lawmakers finalized a $117 billion budget and a $1.3 billion tax package to end a session with many of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ priorities.
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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.

Migrants transported to Martha’s Vineyard by DeSantis might now have a pathway to citizenship

The migrants that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis transported to Martha’s Vineyard might now have a path to citizenship.

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