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In the news this morning: A more moderate immigration approach in Arizona, no Confederate plates in Texas, Obama and Latinos, more

Arizona Upset Winner Calls for a Kinder, Gentler Tone on Immigration - Fox News Latino Arizona state senator-elect Jerry Lewis, the political newcomer who defeated SB 1070 sponsor Sen. Russell Pearce in a recall election Tuesday, indicated in a telephone press conference that undocumented immigrants "should have a chance to live and work in the United States."

Texas officials reject Confederate license plate - Los Angeles Times Texas Department of Motor Vehicles officials unanimously rejected a proposal yesterday for specialty license plates that would have featured the Confederate flag.

Govt asks justices to stay out of immigration case - USA Today The federal Justice Department has urged the Supreme Court not to take up an appeal involving Arizona's SB 1070 immigration law, arguing that the lower courts appropriately blocked its most controversial provisions, including one allowing police to check for immigration status.

Obama: Republicans driving Latino votes his way - Reuters Speaking with Latino reporters at the White House this week, President Obama remarked on how the GOP's immigration stance could push Latino voters toward a Democratic vote.

Detroit prayer event puts Muslim community on edge - The Associated Press A giant football stadium prayer rally by a Christian group with anti-Islamic leanings is worrying Muslim residents of nearby Dearborn, Michigan, a longtime immigrant enclave which has the largest concentration of Muslims outside the Middle East.