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Trump admin lays out new approach to illegal immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House....

Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through this country....

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Rural homeowners need to prepare for wildfire season

Public land manager have been doing their part to prevent wildfires by reducing dried vegetation with planned burns also improve the natural landscape.But as North Central Florida springs into wildfire season, homeowners — especially those in rural areas — are being asked to help by clearing material that could increase the risk of an uncontrolled fire, said Ludie Bond, wildfire mitigation specialist with the Florida Forest Service Waccasassa center in Gainesville. [...]

Immigration policies could have local 'ripple effect'

“There’s a lot of uncertainty,” Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe said. “There’s just a palpable fear by (immigrants) that they’re going to be targeted.”

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