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In the news this morning: September 11 and immigrants, library ID cards could benefit undocumented, Alabama law appeal, more

How September 11 touched some immigrants - Miami Herald An essay remembers the reactions of some immigrants on the day following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, which occurred 11 years ago today. The eventual implications for immigrants would be far-reaching.

Library to consider multi-use library cards for illegal immigrants - Los Angeles Times The cards being considered by city officials in Los Angeles would allow undocumented immigrants an alternative form of identification, which they can use for other services as well. Three Bay Area cities have a similar program.

Some in GOP seek new immigration tone - Arizona Republic After years of stringent enforcement measures such as SB 1070, some Republican leaders in Arizona are proposing more lenient policies, such as a guest worker program.

Alabama appeals ruing on immigration law - CNN A judge already upheld a part of a Alabama's immigration law allowing police to check for immigration status, but state officials are now asking the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate other portions that are still blocked. 

Episcopal Church woos Latinos to congregations - NPR The Episcopal Church is reaching out to Latinos, the majority of whom in the United States remain Catholic. Only 5 percent attend a mainline Protestant church.