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  • Bill Cosby is Innocent! Until proven guilty anyway

    Bill Cosby is Innocent! Until proven guilty anyway

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 28, 2017

    Bill Cosby, once beloved TV dad and America’s father figure, is more recognized for his high profile sexual assault case than for his glittering sitcom career. Brought to light by comedian Hannibal Burress in a video which went viral in 2014, over 50 alleged victims came forward (...) Despite the media coverage, victim’s profiles, and overall public opinion, Bill Cosby, like any other individual accused of sexual assault, is...

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  • Miami ranked 5th worst city to drive in the US which increase the car accident probability and the insurance quotes. Seek legal advice in case of car accident

    Miami Ranks 5th Worst City to Drive in the U.S.

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 20, 2017

    It’s official, Miami, Florida has the 10th worst traffic congestion in all the world, and the 5th worst in cities in the United States, according to a study by INRIX, Inc., the foremost leader in car services and transportation analytics. Up from number 14 in 2015, Miami natives spent an average...

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  • It is vital for undocumented immigrants to know their rights, especially in the event of the dreaded knock on the door. What should you do if immigration comes looking for you?

    Immigrants Fear Deportation

    Posted by Emma Johnson on February 14, 2017

    On Trump’s orders, more than 600 undocumented immigrants were arrested over the weekend across 11 states. President Trump took to his Twitter on Sunday, “The crackdown on illegal criminals is merely the keeping of my campaign promise. Gang members, drug dealers and others are being removed!” Now, more than in recent history, undocumented immigrants should...

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  • Enter the RAISE Act, “Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment” proposed by republican senators Tom Cotton and David Purdue, which promises to reduce the total number of green cards issued annually by half.

    Changes to Immigration Could Hurt Employment

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 10, 2017

    Chain migration is a term to describe a pattern of migration where immigrants go from town to town or state to state, usually following seasonal work. Enter the RAISE Act, “Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment” proposed by republican senators Tom Cotton and David Purdue, which promises to reduce the total number of green cards issued annually by half. The two senators claim...

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  • Estate planning is not solely for the ultra-rich. Like Beyoncé, those parents expecting little bundles of joy are wise to get their affairs in order ahead of time.

    Beyonce’s Pregnant! Time to think about Estate Planning

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 03, 2017

    In news that sent the self-proclaimed beyhive into frenzy, Beyoncé and Jay-Z revealed they are expecting twins! With the birth of the twins rapidly approaching, it’s time for the family to re-evaluate their estate planning strategies. In one of life’s many juxtapositions, it may seem morbid to some to plan for...

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  • Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez sheepishly gave in to President Donald Trump’s threats to so-called “sanctuary cities”

    City of Miami stops being a sanctuary City

    Posted by Emma Johnson on January 27, 2017

    “In an memo to Daniel Junior, Director of Corrections, Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez sheepishly gave in to President Donald Trump’s threats to so-called “sanctuary cities” fearing the loss of millions of dollars in in federal funding. In doing so, Gimenez sells out many immigrants and their families by ordering Miami Dade County’s corrections departments to “honor all immigration detainer requests issued by the Department of Homeland Security”...

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  • New Rule For Cubans Tagged For Deportation

    New Rule For Cubans Tagged For Deportation

    Posted by Claire Gray on January 16, 2017

    “Of the over 28000 Cubans faced with deportation following the sudden repeal of “Wet Foot Dry Foot” policy by President Obama last week, roughly 1800 reside in South Florida. As part of the deal with Cuba which led to the repeal of the policy, Cuban officials have agreed...

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  • Breaking: longstanding wet foot dry foot has been revoked

    Breaking: longstanding wet foot dry foot has been revoked

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on January 13, 2017

    “Wet Foot Dry Foot”, the policy established by President Bill Clinton in 1995 has been ended by President Obama. Effective immediately, the move was ordered by President Obama as part of his efforts to continue improving relations between the United States and Cuba...

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