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  • El Chapo Guzman vs Modern Drug Dealing

    El Chapo Guzman vs Modern Drug Dealing

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 23, 2016

    El Chapo Guzman is just the latest of drug lords who have shaped the way drugs are manufactured. However, can our image of drug celebrities change from someone like El Chapo Guzman to just a young person sitting in comfort of their own home, sending narcotics all over the web?...

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  • President Barack Obama visit to Cuba: How it might affect immigration

    Barack Obama visit to Cuba: How it might affect immigration

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 22, 2016

    Cuban immigration has always been a hot issue in the US since the Cuban Revolution in the 1950s. For the last year, there was been a lot of discussion about the lifting of the Cuban Embargo. In addition to the removal of the embargo it has also been announced that President Barack Obama will be visiting...

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  • Bankruptcy Miami- The Cost of Living

    Bankruptcy Miami: The Cost of Living in the Magic City

    Posted by Emma Johnson on February 18, 2016

    Living in a luxurious city such as Miami can be overwhelming and it important to be mindful of your spending, this way you manage your funds and enjoy life in the magic city! Since the recession the bankruptcy Florida rate has been very high with about 30,000 bankruptcy declarations a year. Miami house prices are sky high as ...

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  • Alimony in Florida: New Reform

    Alimony in Florida: New Reform

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 17, 2016

    Alimony in Florida is in the process of being reformed with the latest stride in change occurring in early 2016. Currently there are five different types of alimony available in Florida, and these are considered when...

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  • Marco Rubio on Deportation

    Marco Rubio on Deportation

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 15, 2016

    Born and raised in Miami, Florida Marco Rubio has seen first-hand the life of immigrants and has very strong stances on the matter. First hand, Rubio believes that in order to reform deportation laws, the U.S must first implement the more strict ones already in place such as deporting ...

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  • Heroin Drug Trafficking

    Heroin Drug Trafficking

    Posted by Emma Johnson on February 12, 2016

    Drug crimes in Miami have had a long and dangerous history in our city, particularly in regards to Miami International Airport and incoming foreign travelers. A Colombian man named Arias Gomez had heroin drug lined in the bottom of his carryon back pack. This is a particularly important drug bust for it might have revealed a heroin drug trafficking ring....

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  • U-Visa Application: Helping Nonimmigrant Victims in Miami

    U-Visa Application: Helping Nonimmigrant Victims in Miami

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 10, 2016

    The USCIS approved a maximum of 10,000 petitions for U-1 nonimmigrant status or U visas for 2016. Each year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) makes thousands of U-visas available for victims of qualifying crimes who have suffered...

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  • Texting while driving in Florida

    Texting while driving in Florida

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 09, 2016

    The growing popularity of text messaging has caused the growing epidemic of texting while driving, which has become a major cause of car accidents and as a result action has been taken to change driving laws. In Miami, drunken driving is at an all-time low, but it seems that ...

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