This Week in South Florida: Mary Estime-Irvin

Hundreds of migrants that ended a dangerous and desperate voyage on South Florida shores Saturday are in custody of US Border Patrol, the most recent example in an increasing number of landings.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Hundreds of migrants that ended a dangerous and desperate voyage on South Florida shores Saturday are in custody of US Border Patrol, the most recent example in an increasing number of landings.

The overloaded vessel made it to Key Largo with hundreds of Haitians aboard in what appeared to be a smuggling operation.

To get some perspective on the increasing number of Haitians trying to reach our shores, North Miami Councilwoman Mary Estime-Irvin joined This Week in South Florida. He discussion with hosts Glenna Milberg and Michael Putney can be seen at the top of this page.


About the Authors:

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."

Michael Putney came to Local 10 in 1989 to become senior political reporter and host of "This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney." He is Local 10's senior political reporter.