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In immigration news: The White House reform plan, how federal courts may step in, Arizona arrests, Tea Party seeks Latinos, more

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White House immigration plan offers path to residency - USA Today A leaked draft of the Obama administration's immigration proposal "would allow illegal immigrants to become legal permanent residents within eight years." It would also provide security funding and "require business owners to check the immigration status of new hires within four years."

Obama advisor: 'Mistake' that Obama draft immigration plan went public - Fox News Latino In a television interview, the Obama re-election campaign's senior advisor David Axelrod reportedly said of the administration's leaked immigration reform plan, "The mistake here was to disseminate it so widely within the administration." 

If immigration reform stalls, federal courts could have a say - TIME From the story: "... if the issue is saved for the next election, don’t be surprised if the federal courts get involved. A lawsuit pending in Fort Worth, Texas, asks a U.S. District judge to render President Obama’s 2012 executive order on immigration null and void."

Tuscon arrests unleash anger over Arizona immigration law - Los Angeles Times On Monday,  "the detention of two men — an immigrant rights activist and a father of six in Tucson — sparked protests, frustrated local authorities and illustrated the difficulties of complying with SB 1070."

Tea Party plans to launch its own Latino outreach - Fox News Latino From the story: "Officials with the Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest Tea Party political action committee, have been discussing their own Latino outreach, said Sal Russo, the group’s co-founder. 'We’ve been trying to do a bus tour that would focus on communities that we don’t normally talk to,' Russo said."

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