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In immigration news: Obama pushes plan on Spanish-language media, the GOP fear factor in reform talk, border mayors, more

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President Barack Obama introduces Cecilia Munoz, Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs, to radio show host Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo at the Univision Radio building in Glendale, Calif., Oct. 22, 2010, when Obama taped an interview. This week, Obama has returned to Spanish-language media to promote his idea for comprehensive immigration reform.

On immigration, a campaign-style push on Hispanic media - New York Times President Obama has been taking to Spanish-language media to promote his ideas for immigration reform, appearing in two interviews this week with Univision and Telemundo.

Citizenship question roils both parties as immigration debate gets underway - Washington Post Republicans and Democrats are at odds over whether immigration reform plans should require that certain border security conditions be met before undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are allowed to move toward permanent legal status and citizenship.

Republican fear factor drives immigration reform - Los Angeles Times More GOP leaders have been willing to compromize on immigration reform after losing the November election, but "this does not guarantee that, six months from now, an immigration bill will be sent to the president or that, even if it is, Republicans will be saved from approaching demographic doom."

Border mayors on frontier of immigration debate - NPR "Tell Me More" host Michel Martin interviews the mayors of Mesa, Arizona and Santa Fe, New Mexico on how comprehensive immigration reform might affect their cities.

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