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Bob Buckhorn says if asked, he would have signed immigration letter to Donald Trump

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On Wednesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel traveled to Trump Tower to hand deliver a letter signed by 17 big-city Democratic mayors urging President-elect Donald Trump to reconsider his vow to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the provision that protects young, so-called Dreamers who came to the country before the age of 16 from deportation and allows them to study and work in the U.S. “Ending DACA would disrupt the lives of close to one million young people, and it would disrupt the sectors of…

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Tampa Chamber supports bringing Cuban Consulate to Tampa

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Bob Buckhorn may be neutral about the idea, but the business community is all in when it comes to the possibility of Tampa landing a Cuban Consulate. Last week the Board of Directors of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce unanimously passed a motion to endorse reestablishing a secure Cuban Consulate in the Tampa/Hillsborough County area when relations between the United States and Cuba are appropriately normalized. “The Chamber has been a supporter of re-instituting ties with Cuba, most recently through our…

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