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South Florida immigrant advocates protest Shamir Ali deportation

By | 10.25.11 | 1:51 pm | More from The Florida Independent

South Florida immigrant advocates will be at the Broward Transistional Center today to take part in a national day of action to protest the deportation of Shamir Ali.

Brazilians in Broward County gather to defend immigrant rights

By | 10.19.11 | 6:01 pm | More from The Florida Independent

Brazilian immigrants met Tuesday night in a Pompano Beach restaurant to view the documentary Lost in Detention and discuss the impact current immigration detention and deportation policies have on their South Florida community.

Jeb Bush appears on ‘Al Punto’ to discuss education reform

By | 10.17.11 | 3:47 pm | More from The Florida Independent

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush appeared on Al Punto, a Spanish-language news program, on Sunday to promote his Foundation for Excellence in Education and his particular brand of education reform.

Without citizenship, Perry’s defense of in-state tuition for undocumented students falls flat

By | 10.13.11 | 12:00 pm

Rick Perry (Photo: Flickr Creative Commons/eschipul)Texas Gov. Rick Perry has faced criticism from both GOP presidential primary opponents and activist groups for support for in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants, but defended his position by saying the law helps provide opportunities for more meaningful employment, and a stronger workforce overall.

Undocumented Texas A&M students hope to reframe debate over ‘Texas DREAM Act’

By | 10.03.11 | 5:57 pm

The Texas law offering in-state college tuition to undocumented immigrants has drawn instant criticism to Gov. Rick Perry in his presidential bid, even from some in Texas who, till recently, had been quiet about the whole thing.

Spanish-language media closely tracking Republicans, tea party on immigration

By | 10.03.11 | 1:10 pm | More from The Florida Independent

On Sunday, GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul appeared on Al Punto, a Spanish-language TV news show, saying he doesn’t need a different message for Hispanic voters.

Rick Perry’s comments on immigration enforcement influence Florida Legislature

By | 09.30.11 | 2:03 pm | More from The Florida Independent

GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry’s statements on immigration in Florida last week and the reaction of immigration-enforcement-only policy supporters seems to be having an impact on the Florida Legislature.

Perry campaign targeted by immigration enforcement activists

By | 09.30.11 | 1:09 pm | More from The Colorado Independent

That in-state tuition law that sailed through the Texas Legislature and across the governor’s desk 10 years ago continues haunting Rick Perry’s presidential campaign in strange new ways, most recently with a hardline anti-illegal immigration group protesting outside a Perry fundraiser, and new complaints about social media censorship from the More…

Illegal immigration protests to trail Perry’s campaign stops nationwide

By | 09.29.11 | 12:30 pm

That in-state tuition law that sailed through the Texas Legislature and across the governor’s desk 10 years ago continues haunting Rick Perry’s presidential campaign in strange new ways, most recently with a hardline anti-illegal immigration group protesting outside a Perry fundraiser, and new complaints about social media censorship from the More…

‘Texas DREAM Act’ had support from Perry, nearly every other lawmaker in the state

By | 09.28.11 | 2:07 pm

In an August 2001 speech given during a border summit, Gov. Rick Perry delivered a stirring endorsement of a law that passed through the Texas Legislature earlier that year with bipartisan support: