Florida judge rules against Gov. DeSantis on migrant records

A Leon County circuit judge Tuesday ruled that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration did not comply with the state’s public-records law after an open-government group sought records about a controversial decision to fly migrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts.

U.S. Treasury probing Gov. Ron DeSantis’ migrant flights

The Treasury Department’s internal watchdog is investigating whether Gov. Ron DeSantis improperly used federal pandemic aid to fly migrants to Martha’s Vineyard as part of his effort to “transport illegal immigrants to sanctuary destinations.”

Who are the migrants coming to Florida?

Right now, it's often entire families who are fleeing dangerous and impoverished countries. They are prepared to endure a long legal process if a better life is waiting for them on the other side.

Lawsuit seeks nationwide injunction to block Gov. DeSantis' migrant flights

Lawyers representing asylum seekers who were allegedly “tricked” into going from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard on flights funded by Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration said Wednesday they are seeking a nationwide injunction to block the governor from luring immigrants to travel across state lines.

Venezuelan migrants sue Gov. DeSantis over Martha's Vineyard flights

As he defended sending migrants to "sanctuary jurisdictions," Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday was hit with a potential class-action lawsuit that alleged Venezuelan migrants were lured with false promises to fly last week from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts.