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‘Qué Pasa’ in Immigration: Retirements, Promises & Challenges; March 21 Demonstrations

by Maribel Hastings on 02/12/2010 at 12:38pm

Today’s top story in the Spanish-language press is Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart’s (R-FL) announcement that he intends to retire from the House of Representatives when his current term expires in 2011. Diaz-Balart told Univision News that he plans to work toward comprehensive immigration reform during his remaining time in Congress, and urged the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, to bring a single immigration reform bill to the floor rather than a series of smaller pieces of legislation. The Nuevo Herald (Miami) reports that the Congressman has fought to legalize undocumented students.

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