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‘Qué Pasa’ in Immigration: White House Meeting; Supreme Court; Mules?

by Rafael Prieto on 06/29/2010 at 12:57pm

Today, the Spanish-language press leads with yesterday’s White House meeting between President Barack Obama and representatives of groups advocating for immigration reform. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court will review a law cracking down on employers of undocumented immigrants that was passed in Arizona, where Governor Jan Brewer is now calling undocumented immigrants “drug mules.”

White house meeting. AOL Latino publishes Maribel Hastings’ report, “Obama: between reform and SB 1070,” originally posted at America’s Voice en Español. La Opinión (Los Angeles), EFE, El Financiero, and AFP have more on the story.

Supreme Court. The Supreme Court is reviewing a law passed in Arizona that penalizes businesses who hire undocumented workers, and requires all businesses to use the E-Verify program to check the immigration status of all new hires. The law was signed by Janet Napolitano, who is now Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, when she was governor of Arizona. EFE, La Opinión and the AP have more.

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