|Fla. immigrant among guests at State of Union|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
MIAMI — A 22-year-old Miami-Dade College student who has lived most of her life in the country illegally is set to attend President Barack Obama’s State of the Union tonight.
Mayra Rubio Limon was invited by South Florida Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia to hear the address. The Mexican native is one of a handful of so-called Dreamers from around the country likely to be in the audience when the president speaks. Obama is expected to name immigration reform as a top priority during the remainder of his term.
“I’m kind of nervous right now but very excited,” Rubio said.
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