Opinion: What Martha’s Vineyard tells us about immigration

Opinion: What Martha's Vineyard tells us about immigration

Editor’s Note: Daniela Gerson is an assistant professor of journalism at California State University, Northridge, and a former community engagement editor at the Los Angeles Times. The views expressed in this commentary are her own. Read more opinion on CNN. CNN — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ move to send two planes carrying migrants to Martha’s … Read more

Florida budget language that created migrant relocation program would not permit DeSantis’ Massachusetts flights stunt

Florida budget language that created migrant relocation program would not permit DeSantis' Massachusetts flights stunt

CNN — It appears the budget language which appropriated the money for Florida’s migrant relocation program would not permit this week’s two flights, for which Gov. Ron DeSantis claimed credit, or the relocation of some of the migrants recruited for them. Two planes carrying about 50 migrants arrived at Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts earlier this … Read more

Migrants sent to Martha’s Vineyard have been voluntarily taken to military base for support, officials say

Migrants sent to Martha's Vineyard have been voluntarily taken to military base for support, officials say

CNN — The roughly 50 migrants who were sent by plane to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts by Florida’s governor this week were transported to a military base Friday to receive shelter and humanitarian support, officials said. The migrants, after two days of uncertainty on the small island and a large local effort to provide for … Read more

DeSantis ratchets up his play for Trump’s MAGA loyalists

DeSantis ratchets up his play for Trump's MAGA loyalists

CNN — Disgust, shock and condemnation are not an unfortunate by-product of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decisions – like the one to fly 50 migrants to Martha’s Vineyard. They are the desired outcome of the hard-driving Republican’s approach to politics as he seeks re-election and eyes a possible presidential campaign designed to appeal to a … Read more