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FLORIDA CAR INSURANCE: WHY OUR CAR INSURANCE IS DIFFERENT AND WHAT COVERAGE YOU SHOULD HAVE IN FLORIDA

FLORIDA CAR INSURANCE:  WHY OUR CAR INSURANCE IS DIFFERENT AND WHAT COVERAGE YOU SHOULD HAVE IN FLORIDA By Marc A. Wites Florida is a peculiar state for car insurance. We are one of the few states in America with a no-fault auto insurance system.  This means that if you are in a car accident, your own automobile insurance covers your claims for lost wages and medical expenses, up to $10,000 (less applicable deductibles). This is known as Personal Injury Protection, or “PIP” for short. So, even if the other guy caused the crash, your own insurance pays first. Another thing...

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Qué hace la Acción Ejecutiva sobre inmigración del Presidente Obama?

Qué hace la Acción Ejecutiva sobre inmigración del Presidente Obama? What Does Obama’s Executive Action On Immigration Do?  El Presidente Obama describe su acción ejecutiva como los “nuevos pasos para arreglar nuestro quebrantado sistema de inmigración”, pero qué hace extamente? Se estima que existen aproximadamente entre 11.5 a 12 millones de inmigrantes ilegales viviendo en los Estados Unidos y como el Presidente Obama lo señaló en su discurso, estas personas no pagan impuestos a los Estados Unidos y por lo tanto, no contribuyen a la economía. De hecho, tienen un efecto negative a la economía de los Estados Unidos debido...

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Am I Eligible for Obamas Executive Action On Immigration? 

Am I Eligible for Obama’s Executive Action On Immigration?  The eligibility requirements for Obamas executive action are complicated and in many cases, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  However, generally speaking, you WILL be eligible for Obama’s executive action if you: Entered the U.S. before the age of 16 and prior to January 1, 2010 (you may now be eligible under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program) Are not a priority for removal (see bullet point one), have been in the U.S. for at least five years, have children who on the date of announcement (20th November...

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Am I Disqualified for Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration?

Am I Disqualified for Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration?  The aim of Obama’s executive action is to help more undocumented migrants to come forward and start “playing by the rules” without fear of deportation or being forced apart from their families.  Because of this, many existing rules and programs have been extended to include a broader class of migrant.  The rules are complicated and many cases are judged on a case-by-case basis. Generally speaking though, you will be disqualified from the executive action if you:  Pose a threat to National Security, are a convicted felon, are a gang member, or...

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