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‘Qué Pasa’ in Immigration: CIR Framework; Arizona Backlash; DREAMers in DC


The Spanish-language press focuses on the release of a framework for immigration reform designed by Democratic senators Harry Reid (D-NV), Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ). Meanwhile, attacks on Arizona for its anti-immigrant law continue, and the Trail of DREAMs students arrive in Washington.

CIR framework. Details of the document, which started circulating yesterday on Capitol Hill, include strong border-security provision and legalization of undocumented immigrants who fulfill a series of requirements, including paying taxes and learning English. EFE,, and La Opinión (Los Angeles) have more on the story. Meanwhile, EFE catches a quote from President Obama on the lack of “appetite” in Congress for immigration reform.