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The Spanish-language press reports that undocumented Harvard student Eric Balderas will not be deported, and that the federal government plans to challenge Arizona law SB 1070. Meanwhile, local enforcement program Secure Communities continues to expand.

Today, the Spanish-Language press highlights Clinton’s remarks during an interview in Ecuador, in where she states that there will be legal action against Arizona’s controversial immigration law. The Father’s Day postcard campaign that targets President Obama also receives wide coverage.

Today, the Spanish-Language press reports on Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) priorities for 2010-2014. At the same time, ICE is looking to improve their immigration detention centers; Farmworker Justice and Oxfam release a report that shows farmworkers are still being exploited.

Today, the Spanish-Language press gives significant coverage to Sen. Russell Pearce’s proposal to deny U.S. citizenship to children born in the country; Civil disobedience continues in North Carolina, Denver, and California. Maribel Hastings of America’s Voice, interviews Harvard student and DREAM Act activist Eric Balderas.

Today, the Spanish-language press gives significant coverage to the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Oklahoma City, where mayors from around the country condemned SB 1070 and called for action on immigration reform; The Supreme Court ruling in favor of immigrants charged with minor drug posession also received wide coverage.