The Spanish-language press gives substantial coverage to President Obama’s announcement that he plans to send more National Guard troops to the border. Rumors that the Department of Justice will take action against Arizona’s SB 1070 also receive press, as does a new poll by America’s Voice shows that support for comprehensive immigration reform is stronger than support for the Arizona law.
More border troops. Obama’s announcement came after a meeting with the Senate’s Republican caucus. EFE writes:
“(Frank) Sharry, of the organization America’s Voice, did not conceal his frustration as he said that Obama entered the “lion’s den” and challenged Republicans to work with him on immigration reform, but got nothing in return.”