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In the news this morning: Alabama's immigration law and education, Asian and Muslim population growth, a YouTube network for Latinos, more

Feds: Alabama immigration law caused spike in Hispanic student absences - CNN A U.S. Department of Justice official is warning Alabama's education department that the state's HB 56 anti-illegal immigration law "has had 'lasting' and possibly illegal consequences for Hispanic school children" and has diminished their access to education and its quality.

Asian-American community grows 50 percent in a decade - Southern California Public Radio Recent census data shows not only that the U.S. Asian population has grown nearly 50 percent since 2000, but that it's more socioeconomically diverse than many people think. Many immigrants from Southeast Asia, for example, face struggles similar to those of non-Asian minorities.

Numbers of Muslims, Mormons rising sharply: report - Chicago Tribune The number of Muslims in the U.S. rose from 1 million in 2000 from 2.6 million in 2010, growth that was fueled by immigration and also conversions, according to a study. The number of Mormons in the U.S. is also on the rise.

A New Way of Reaching Latinos Online on YouTube: MitúFox News Latino A new bilingual YouTube network dubbed Mitú features original and user-generated content in English and Spanish, yet another avenue for reaching Latino consumers with social media and digital marketing.

More Than 100 Immigrants Forcibly Held in Texas Home - Fox News Latino A group of more than 100 undocumented immigrants from Mexico and Central America was found locked inside a south Texas home, where they were left without food or water for days. Seven people required hospitalization.

Immigrants Say 'Non' to Sarkozy - International Herald Tribune In France's immigrant strongholds, the tough immigration stance embraced during the presidential campaign by incumbent French president Nicolas Sarkozy isn't winning him fans.