|Published:||Oct 11, 2013 1:53 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Oct 11, 2013 1:53 PM EDT|
DORAL, Fla. (AP) - Frida Ulloa's mother and brother are U.S. Citizens. But under U.S. law, that's not enough to enable the college student to get her green card.
The Peruvian native joined more than a three dozen activists Friday at South Florida U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart's Doral office. Some are fasting. They want Diaz-Balart to show results on immigration reform. He is one of the few Republicans still involved in bi-partisan talks.
Although the Senate passed an immigration bill, the House has not.
Diaz-Balart's Chief of Staff said his boss is committed to reform, and the focus should be on the Obama administration's massive deportations. Activists want Diaz-Balart to sign onto the Democrat-backed existing bill or introduce one of his own. They planned to continue their vigil at Broward Transitional Center.
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