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In immigration news: Immigrants who are left out of reform plans, hope in the House, British 'go home' campaign, more

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Even if comprehensive immigration reform were to pass, legalization plans as suggested by the Senate would leave a large chunk of the nation's unauthorized immigrant population ineligible.

Despite ambitious goals, millions would be left out of immigration deal - Washington Post The immigration plan proposed by the Senate - and blasted as too permissive by House conservatives - would not legalize all 11 million people believed to be living in the U.S. illegally. In fact, "more than one in four illegal immigrants would remain undocumented and outside the system, according to federal estimates."

Are the tides turning for immigration reform in the House? - CBS News In light of a recent hearing and polling data, some believe there is still a chance for consensus in the House on immigration reform. Also: "Addressing the notion of immigration opposition funding primary challenges, a top Republican working to pass immigration reform told CBS News that reports of powerful and moneyed opposition to reform have been overblown."

'Go home' immigration posters are already working, Downing Street claims - The Telegraph Government proponents of a controversial British billboard campaign pushing self-deportation say there has been a "great deal of interest" from immigrants calling a helpline. The posters threaten "go or home or face arrest" and urge people to call a number for "free advice, and help with travel documents."

Anaheim's changes not enough for Latino community - Los Angeles Times A year after police shootings involving Latino victims rocked the Orange County city, many say what concessions the city has made since - including a slight change to how elections are conducted - aren't enough to ensure adequate representation for the city's Latino residents.

Should 'modern Latin Alphabet' be required on Monterey Park business signs? - Southern California Public Radio The Monterey Park City Council had tentatively approved a measure that would require businesses in the city to have at least one sign in "modern Latin Alphabet" that can be read by English speakers. Many businesses have signs that include Chinese characters. City leaders say public safety is an issue, but the idea has drawn controversy.

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