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‘Qué Pasa’ in Immigration: OTHLI Awards; More SB 1070 Backlash

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The Spanish-language press covers yesterday’s presentation of the OTHLI Awards, given by the Mexican government to individuals who work on behalf of Mexicans abroad, in addition to backlash in the United States and abroad against Arizona SB 1070.

OTHLI Awards. At the ceremony, Mexican Ambassador to the United States Arturo Sarukhán urged attendees to fight Arizona law SB 1070 and Labor Secretary Hilda Solís affirmed that U.S. laws protect all workers in the country. EFE and El Universal have more on the story.

More SB 1070 Backlash. Newspapers in the United States continue to publish opinion columns denouncing SB 1070. Sample headlines:

El Diario (El Paso): “Arizona: anti-immigrant zone”

La Opinión (Los Angeles): “Fallacies in the debate”