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How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In immigration news: 'Biblical' immigration dispute, GOP leaders talk reform again, no prominent 'Hispanic leader,' more

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Evangelicals battle over 'Biblical' immigration - TIME While many evangelical Christians have embraced comprehensive immigration reform as part of their faith, others are at odds: "Evangelicals for Biblical Immigration argue that taking care of home should trump what they consider blind acceptance of foreigners."

U.S. Speaker Boehner says might bring up immigration reform this year - Reuters When asked by reporters Wednesday as to whether he'll address immigration this year, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said: "I still think that immigration reform is an important subject that needs to be addressed and I am hopeful."

Immigration reform: Still not quite dead - Washington Post The Plum Line's Greg Sargent writes: "In an interview, GOP Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida told me that a 'number' of House Republicans are in negotiations to develop a piecemeal solution to the problem of the 11 million undocumented immigrants – with the goal of commanding a majority of Republicans."

Pew: Most Latinos can't name 'most important Hispanic leader' - NPR In a recent Pew Research survey, "only four leaders were named by more than 2 percent of the respondents." They were: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (5 percent); Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican (5 percent); former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (3 percent); and Rep. Luis Gutierrez, an Illinois Democrat (2 percent).

Four Haitian boat survivors released from immigration - CBS Miami Immigration officials have released four Haitian migrants who survived the capsizing of a smuggling boat last week, in which four women were killed. The survivors will reportedly be witnesses in a criminal investigation. The boat capsized about seven miles from Miami.

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