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In the news this morning: AZ border murder trial, (apologies to) Mexican Steelers fans, state birthright bill hearing, Egypt solidarity rall

Trial of immigration activist accused in killings spotlights tense climate along border - The Washington Post The attackers accused of killing 9-year-old Brisenia Flores and her father Raul in the rural Arizona border town of Arivaca were allegedly affiliated with an anti-illegal immigration militia group and were conducting raids to steal money.

Super Bowl: Why Mexico City is chock full of Pittsburgh Steelers fans - Christian Science Monitor In el D.F., the wildly popular team is referred to as “Los Acereros.” Lo sentimos, Acereros fans.

Undocumented worker who became quadriplegic is moved to Mexico against his will - Chicago Tribune Quelino Ojeda Jimenez had been working here illegally when he fell from a roof in a work accident and lost the ability to speak, breathe or move most parts of his body. Just before Christmas, he was flown to Oaxaca.

Illegal immigrant's ouster at Galveston hospital raises questions - Houston Chronicle A similar fate likely awaits Maria Sanchez, whose movement has been compromised by a large tumor along her spine.

Birthright bill gets first hearing Monday in Phoenix - Senate Bill 1309, one of four state bills filed in Arizona late last month intended to deny birthright citizenship to children of undocumented immigrants, gets its first hearing before the Arizona State Legislature today.

Senators look for immigration deal - Politico Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) are "taking some early steps to test the political will for addressing the contentious issue this year."

Hundreds rally in Los Angeles in solidarity with Egypt protests - Jewish Journal Local protesters turned out this weekend in front of the federal building in West Los Angeles and in front of the Egyptian Consulate.