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In the news this morning: Russell Pearce recall election in Arizona, Latino voters and the GOP, how private prisons are profiting, more

Immigration a focus of Arizona recall election - The Associated Press Arizona state senate president Russell Pearce, the architect of the controversial SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration law, faces a recall election tomorrow that is "likely to be viewed as a referendum on the state's hardline immigration policies."

Border Patrol To Curb Presence At Transportation Centers - Fronteras Desk After decades of conducting immigration checks at transportation hubs like bus stations and airports, the U.S. Border Patrol is scaling back its presence in these locations.

Candidates risk alienating Latinos, GOP insiders warn - Los Angeles Times As demographic changes play out on the electoral map, some Republican strategists fear the GOP faces slim chances with Latino voters.

Bill Clinton sticks up for Rick Perry on immigration - USA Today Referring to a Texas law granting in-state tuition to undocumented students, Clinton said in an interview, "It makes my skin crawl when they attack Rick Perry for one of the best things he did."

Who benefits when a private prison comes to town? - Southern California Public Radio? An NPR report on private prisons, which have had a profit boom as the federal government contracts these companies to hold immigrant detainees.