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In the news this morning: Latino voters' role in AZ recall, possible changes to AL immigration law, 'Occupy' arrestee may be deported, more

Poll: Latinos Were Key Factor in Arizona Recall Vote - Fox News Latino In last week's recall election that defeated Arizona state senate president Russell Pearce, a poll shows that Latino voters supported Pearce’s challenger, fellow Republican Jerry Lewis, by a three-to-one margin.

Alabama immigration law changes in the works; GOP senators say bill has 'unintended consequences' - Republican state senators say they are developing a list of changes to the strict new state anti-illegal immigration law, which among other things has caused a farm labor crisis as immigrant workers leave the state.

Occupy Oakland arrestee faces deportation - San Francisco Chronicle Friends of Francisco "Pancho" Ramos Stierle, 36, say he came to the United States six years ago to study astrophysics at UC Berkeley. He is being held for possible deportation to Mexico.

California, Texas secure federal funds to jail illegal immigrants - Los Angeles Times After federal legislators proposed eliminating reimbursements to states for jailing undocumented immigrants in state prisons and local jails, California will still receive about $65.8 million after working with Texas to preserve the funding.

Jerry Lewis urging focus on moderate immigration bill - Tucson Citizen The Republican political newcomer who replaced state Sen. Russell Pearce, known best as the architect of AB 1070, wants to push for more lenient immigration reforms.