Momentum for a bill giving in-state tuition to undocumented students in the state has stalled due to a divide within the Florida Legislature's Republican leadership.
During a meeting with Hispanic members of the Florida Legislature, Gov. Rick Scott said he will "consider" a bill that would allow the children undocumented immigrants living in Florida to qualify for in-state tuition at the state's colleges and universities.
A Florida congressman– and key figure in the U.S. House working many years to overhaul the country’s immigration laws– has all but said any hope of immigration reform this year is gone.
President Obama is now open to the U.S. House’s approach to voting on immigration bills one by one, but Rep. Mario Diaz Balart tells reporters that this change is by no means a guarantee that reform will pass.
Now that comprehensive immigration reform in Congress is a long-shot, activists are turning their eyes to the White House.
Ashley Lopez: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, one of the members of the bipartisan group working to pass immigration reform in the U.S. Senate, is changing his tune as the bill faces its last few hurdles in the Senate.