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In the news this morning: Spanish language U.S. coverage expands, Rep. King's hearing on Islam and prisons, Texas 'sanctuary' bill, more

Spanish TV news expands as 2012 election nears - Associated Press Spanish-language television news has greatly expanded its domestic coverage this year, just in time for the 2012 election season.

Michael Bloomberg Calls Inaction on Immigration Reform 'National Suicide' - ABC News New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today said both parties are overlooking “the one thing” that can stimulate job growth: encouraging more legal immigration to the United States.

GA asks judge to dismiss suit over immigration law - BusinessWeek Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and other state officials asked a judge Tuesday to dismiss a federal lawsuit that seeks to block the state's crackdown on illegal immigration.

Democrat Delivers Emotional Speech On Prison Reform At Islam Hearing [VIDEO] | Talking Points Memo Rep. Hansen Clarke of Michigan defended prisoners who convert to Islam, saying that inmates did so largely to gain protection from dangerous gangs and to make a clean break from their criminal past, not to engage in any kind of radical behavior.

Texas Senate passes bill on cities aiding illegal immigrants - Reuters The Texas Senate early on Wednesday passed a measure pushed by Governor Rick Perry aimed at cracking down on cities that provide so-called "sanctuary" to illegal immigrants.

New ICE audits target 1,000 firms - Politico The Obama administration has initiated a new round of immigration investigations on Wednesday, targeting 1,000 companies across the country, with a focus on businesses critical to national security and other government functions.