MIAMI (Reuters) - Federal immigration officials in south Florida are failing to abide by an Obama administration directive to focus deportation efforts on dangerous criminals, according to a report Monday by a Miami-based immigration advocacy group and researchers from a Florida university.
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WASHINGTON — The federal government, facing a court-imposed deadline and fierce opposition from the tobacco industry, has decided to abandon its legal fight to require cigarette makers to plac…
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TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - The Florida Senate sent Governor Rick Scott a package of capital-punishment reforms on Monday designed to prevent condemned killers from spending decades on Death Row, despite warnings that speeding up the legal appeals process could lead to innocent prisoners being executed.
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Oscar Pistorius will return to court in South Africa on Tuesday with strong signs that his legal team will fight the charge of premeditated murder.
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A look at the legal fight over hundreds of millions in insurance money that should have been paid to Florida beneficiaries but wasn’t.
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Gray areas in the law has fueled the growth of “anti-aging” clinics in South Florida, making the region one of the top markets in the country for illegal steroids and growth hormones.
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Theresa May today launched a new bid to overturn a court ruling blocking the deportation of the Abu Qatada from Britain.
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MS-13 is using unconventional tactics to expand its reach into South America and Europe. The vicious El Salvadoran gang, known for beheadings and contract killings, wants to spread its influence into countries like Chile, Peru, Argentina and Spain. And it’s getting there through deportation, according to a report from the International Assessment and Strategy Center.
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SOUTH FALLSBURG — A South Fallsburg woman has been charged with a felony, accused of fraudulently obtaining heating assistance last year.
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The Homeland Security Department has granted legal status to 99.2 percent of all illegal immigrants who have applied under President Obama's new non-deportation policy for young adults, according to the latest numbers released Friday. That's a slight drop from the 99.5 percent approval rate reported last month. The policy, known ...
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