WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission filed motions arguing it met the burden of proof necessary to move forward with securities fraud allegations against Miami and its former budget director.

The SEC responses filed late Friday with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida ask judge Cecilia Altonaga not to grant the defendants' motions to dismiss, arguing that ex-budget director Michael Boudreaux is using an invalid "qualified immunity" defense.

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