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In the news this morning: Homeland Security to review deportations, immigration joins 'Occupy' issues, possible changes to Alabama law, more

U.S. to Review Cases Seeking Deportations - New York Times Homeland Security officials are set to begin reviewing deportation cases today, as promised in an August, with the goal of pursuing the deportation of people with criminal records and possibly sparing many of those without convictions from removal. 

Occupy Oakland Arrest Thrusts Protesters into Battle Over Immigration - Fox News Latino Immigration had not been one of the issues taken up by 'Occupy' protesters, but the arrest and now possible deportation of a Mexican-born Occupy Oakland protester who came to the U.S. several years ago to study has put immigration on Oakland protesters' radar.

GOP leaders weigh changes to Alabama immigration law - Tuscaloosa News The state's strict new anti-illegal immigration law, which among other things has caused a farm labor shortage as immigrant workers flee Alabama, has drawn complaints from businesses, law enforcement and government officials. Now, some Republican senators are considering making changes to it.

In recession-smacked Nevada, can GOP pry Latino voters from Obama? - Christian Science Monitor Nevada has become a battleground state, and its rapidly growing Latino population, now 26.5 percent of the state total, will be critical in determining who wins in 2012.

Proof of US citizenship required for attendance at Perry town hall-style event - The Washington Post People in New Hampshire attending a town hall-style campaign event for Rick Perry, Texas governor and a 2012 GOP presidential hopeful, were asked to prove they were U.S. citizens. An employee of the company where it was held said it was because the company handles defense contracts.