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Immigration activists say they should count in Rick Scott’s Florida

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In his State of the State address on Tuesday, Rick Scott hailed Florida’s diversity, featuring sentences in his speech that mentioned that “we are home to over 250 languages,” and “we are clearly the best melting pot in the world.” But in Ybor City’s Centennial Park in Tampa on Wednesday, a group of immigration activists said that the governor’s pride in the state’s multiculturalism clearly doesn’t extend to those fighting for comprehensive immigration reform. “What he failed to say is that he…

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