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Ramadan begins

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El code-switching es normal, experts say

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Longest waits for immigrant visas: August

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Source: Visa Bulletin for August 2010, U.S. Department of State

In the news this morning

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Buenos días. Here are a few of the top stories this morning, immigration-wise:

14th Amendment, Section 1

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With so much being reported on the political debate over the 14th Amendment - that which grants U.S. citizenship to people born in this country, and to immigrants who become naturalized - it might help to know just what some GOP lawmakers are discussing as they suggest revisions to end automatic citizenship, now a constitutional right, for children of undocumented immigrants.

C'mon, she's just a kid!

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This morning I linked to a story about Dora the Explorer that appeared in this weekend's Los Angeles Times, tracing the Nickelodeon cartoon character's existence from initial conception (as a cartoon rabbit, of all things) to a lucrative mega-franchise a decade after the show's television debut.

What's in a name: Oaxacalifornia

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Photo by Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC

In the news this morning

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Good morning. Here are a few of the top immigration stories from the weekend and for today.