Florida Republicans in the U.S. House aren't on the same page when it comes to dealing with President Obama's recent executive action relieving millions of undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation.
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.
Ashley Lopez: The U.S. Senate passed its bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill Thursday evening with a 68-32 vote and the help of both Democrats and 14 Republicans. However, the legislation's toughest battle remains in the Republican-led U.S. House.
Ashley Lopez: Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have allowed children of immigrants who are not U.S. citizens to obtain a driver license in Florida.
Ashley Lopez: The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bipartisan immigration reform bill Tuesday night. The bill, which includes a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants and tighter border security, now heads to the U.S. Senate floor for final consideration.