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As conditions deteriorate in Venezuela and its people continue fleeing to the U.S. seeking political asylum, two U.S. congressmen from Florida are working to pass a bipartisan immigration bill to help those fleeing the Maduro government.
Katie Aragón of the immigrant advocacy group Fwd.US: “Deporting Alejandra [Juarez] was simply wrong — wrong for our country, wrong for her community. Sadly, her story is not unique.”
WASHINGTON, DC — For months, the Trump administration has sought to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs for immigrants from several countries in Latin America and Africa, though its efforts have been hampered by court rulings.
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Kissimmee, has been appointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. It is the oldest, continuous standing committee in the U.S. House and has the broadest jurisdiction of any committee in Congress, overseeing several federal departments and agencies, Soto said in a news release.
A Kissimmee sensor-research facility is expected to establish a new cybersecurity center for microelectronics using $30 million in the defense-spending bill approved by Congress this week.
President Donald Trump is expected to sign the $684 billion bill.
This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Darren Soto’s, D-Fla., proposal to help the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other government agencies at the state and local levels.
WASHINGTON, DC — She thought the hard days were behind her. Her rough childhood in Mexico after her father died and her family fell apart. The terrifying trips with a coyote across the border — twice because she was captured and sent back the first time.
WASHINGTON, DC -- One matter on President Donald Trump's agenda this week is reuniting families separated at the U.S./Mexico border.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents notified Alejandra Juarez Tuesday that she will be deported back to Mexico nine days from now, despite ongoing efforts to allow her to stay.