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On DACA anniversary, Kathy Castor to award select group of immigrants

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Tampa Democrat Kathy Castor is scheduled to host a town-hall meeting on immigration issues Tuesday night at Alonso High School in Town N’ Country. Tuesday is the fifth anniversary of the implementation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which protects certain undocumented youth from deportation. Nearly 800,000 young people have benefited from the program since it was implemented by President Obama in 2012. Castor will begin the evening by hosting what she’s calling the “American Dream Awards,” signaling out four…

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Pam Bondi, call your office – ex-Texas official: Trump U probe dropped due to politics

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Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has moved to muzzle a former state regulator who says he was ordered in 2010 to drop a fraud investigation into Trump University for political reasons. Paxton’s office issued a cease and desist letter to former Deputy Chief of Consumer Protection John Owens on Friday after Owens made public copies of a 14-page internal summary of the state’s case against Donald Trump for scamming millions from students of his now-defunct real estate seminar. Owens,…

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