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In the news this morning: Obama talks immigration reform, Gingrich mocks Romney over 'self-deportation,' more

Obama draws contrast with GOP on immigration, urging pathway to citizenship - MSNBC In last night's State of the Union speech, Obama talked of more "boots on the ground" in terms of immigration enforcement, but also called for a path to legal status for undocumented immigrant youths.

Gingrich mocks Romney's "self-deportation" plan for illegal immigrants - The Washington Post GOP presidential candidate Mitt's Romney's chief rival Newt Gingrich has joined the chorus of those mocking Romney's "self-deportation" comment Monday night, calling it an “Obama-level fantasy.”

East Haven, Connecticut, police charged with abuse of authority toward Latinos - Los Angeles Times Four officers in East Haven have been accused of "conspiracy, deprivation of rights and obstruction of justice" related to their treatment of Latinos on the job.

Will Backing Of Anti-Immigration Movement's 'Dark Lord' Haunt Romney? - NPR The endorsement of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney by Kris Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state and an attorney who helped draft anti-illegal immigration laws like SB 1070, could hurt Romney's chances with some voters.

12 arrested in San Bernardino immigration protest - San Jose Mercury News A dozen people were arrested yesterday in San Bernardino during an immigrants rights protest, in which demonstrators allegedly blocked streets in front of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement field office.