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With undocumented immigrants at 4% of state population, critics dispute $566 million cost to healthcare system

Listen: The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration released new data showing the financial costs of undocumented immigrants on the state’s healthcare system. But with undocumented immigrants being only 4% of the state population, critics...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Tues., October 24, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

  Immigration status at hospitals During the last legislative session, state lawmakers passed legislation some believe disproportionately affects Florida Latinos. Two Tampa state representatives addressed these issues and others at a conference at the State...

Advocacy groups file lawsuit challenging Florida immigration law

Listen: Advocacy organizations filed a federal lawsuit last week challenging Florida’s restrictive new immigration law. The law is one of the strongest yet against undocumented immigrants, Governor DeSantis said before signing the bill in May....

League of United Latin American Citizens issues Florida travel advisory

The League of United Latin American Citizens issued a travel advisory for anyone going to Florida because of the state’s new immigration law.

Insults fly in discussion of immigration policy under Trump

The controversial topic of immigration policy under President Trump led to a fiercer-than normal debate at the typically polite Suncoast Tiger Bay Club in St. Petersburg Friday afternoon; it got off to a steamy start even by...

Scholar says children’s culture in the US is becoming more violent; USF student shares story of life as an undocumented immigrant

BY Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Thursday, our first guest, Heidi Kramer, a professor of a course on American childhood at Eckard College in St.Petersburg, says that popular culture is teaching our children to accept higher levels...

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