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‘Qué Pasa’ in Immigration: AZ Criminalization Bill; First Lady in Mexico; Congressmen on Al Punto

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The Arizona House of Representatives’ passage of a bill criminalizing undocumented immigrants sends shock waves through the Spanish-language press; one First Lady asks another to take care of undocumented children; and over the weekend, two Congressmen told Jorge Ramos that with enough White House leadership immigration reform could pass this year.

AZ criminalization bill. The bill will become law in the next few days if signed by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, despite the objections of immigrant, Latino, civil-rights and law enforcement groups. Sample headlines:

EFE: National organizations condemn passage of anti-immigrant bill

Mi Punto: Outrage in Arizona over zero-tolerance immigration law