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Migrant farm workers finish a long day of harvesting organic vegetables at Grant Family Farms on September 3, 2010 in Wellington, Colorado.

Three ways to totally transform U.S. immigration policy - NPR Three economists on how to transform immigration policy and what makes the most economic sense: allowing more visas to high-skilled workers, including more low-skilled workers, or simply letting immigrants in with few restrictions.

How immigration threatens to tear the GOP apart - Washington Post From the story: "While the back and forth between (Sen. John) McCain and his constituents has drawn most of the attention, there’s ample evidence that there’s plenty of resistance among rank-and-file Republicans for the sorts of common-ground solutions that many of the party’s elected leaders seem set on pursuing."

Majority of U.S. citizens say illegal immigrants should be deported - Reuters According to a Reuters poll, "more than half of U.S. citizens" think most or all of the estimated 11 million people living in the country withouth permission should be deported.

Are black immigrants forgotten in the immigration debate? - The Root From the story: "(Sen. Marco) Rubio's rapid rise as the legislative voice of this issue raises an important question: Are non-Latinos being forgotten in the immigration debate, particularly those of African descent?"

Latino support for Obama on immigration is way up - ABC/Univision A study released today has 63 percent of Latinos approving of President Barack Obama's handling of immigration; in November 11, that number was only 28 percent.

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