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In the news this morning: No guarantee of immigration reform, a limited GOP bill, an Asian American plaintiff in anti-SB 1070 lawsuit, more

Protestors in Washington D.C. call for immigration reform in 2010.
Protestors in Washington D.C. call for immigration reform in 2010.
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Despite talk, immigration overhaul not a guarantee - KPBS While there has been talk among Republican leadership of immigration reform, party members in Congress who prefer immigration restrictions may not necessarily follow through. 

Asian-American says Latinos not only ones hit by SB 1070 - Arizona Republic U.S. citizen Jim Shee is one of ten plaintiffs in a civil rights lawsuit filed in May 2010 against the Arizona anti-illegal immigration measure, and the only Asian American publicly named in it. He says he was approached and asked for his papers by a Phoenix police officer.

House considers limited Republican immigration bill -  Fox News Latino The legislation up for a vote would expand visas for science and technology students, along with a provision that would expand a program that makes it easier for spouses and minor children of legal permanent residents to obtain their own green cards.

Fiscal cliff talks could sideline immigration reform - Reuters Immigrant advocates have been optimistic about reforms after the re-election of President Obama, but "however sympathetic Obama might be, he will be preoccupied with fiscal battles well into next year."