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‘Qué Pasa’ in Immigration: White House Action; Spread of 1070?; Enforcement Programs

by Rafael Prieto on 06/30/2010 at 2:57pm

The Spanish-language press leads with yesterday’s meeting between President Obama and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in the White House, and the address the President will give tomorrow on immigration reform. In the rest of the country, DHS enforcement programs expand — at cost to kids — while activists and Democrats try to keep Arizona’s SB 1070 from spreading to their states.

White House action. AOL Latino runs a blog post by Maribel Hastings of America’s Voice, “Obama to promote immigration reform in Thursday speech,” on the topic. La Opinión (Los Angeles), AFP, EFE, La Crónica, and ANSA have more on the story. 

Spread of 1070? Al Día (Dallas) writes that the Democratic Party of Texas has condemned Arizona SB 1070. EFE reports on the efforts of community activists in Florida to prevent a similar law from going into effect in that state.

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