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In the news this morning: Georgia senate votes to ban undocumented students, immigrant detainee dies, a binational couple's story, more

Senate votes to ban illegal immigrants from Georgia's public colleges - Atlanta Journal Constitution The Georgia state senate has approved a bill that would ban undocumented students from all the state's public colleges and universities. If the bill becomes law, Georgia would join Alabama and South Carolina in prohibiting these students' access to public higher education.

Separated couple awaits immigration law change - Boston Globe The story of a couple separated by immigration laws, with the wife living in Los Angeles and the husband in Tijuana, where they spend time together when they can.

Immigration detainee dies in custody in Southern CA - Sacramento Bee Fernando Dominguez-Valivia, 58, died Sunday in a Victorville hospital while being treated for pneumonia. He had been in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement pending deportation. He is the sixth immigrant detainee to die in custody since October.

For Latinos, Immigration More Personal than Political, Poll Says - Fox News Latino The latest in a number of polls, this one from Fox, suggesting that Latino voters are primarily concerned about the economy, although immigration issues are also near the top and affect many personally.

Eric Garcetti's Latino-Mayor Dreams And Mexican Heritage Start in Italy - LA Weekly His surname is Italian, but the Los Angeles City Council member and hopeful mayoral candidate has been playing up Mexican roots that are similar in a way to GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's.

MundoFox makes KWHY-TV Channel 22 its Los Angeles home - Los Angeles Times The Fox network is partnering with KWHY-TV Channel 22 in Los Angeles, which will be the flagship station for a Spanish-language network that Fox plans to launch later this year.