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In the news this morning

| With Arizona and SB 1070 mostly off the radar for now, there's a little more variety this week in immigration-related news, and the debate over the 14th Amendment and birthright citizenship is at the top of the list.

Emotional rally ends DREAM Act hunger strike

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Photo by Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC

MALDEF staying neutral on Kagan confirmation

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Photo by Talk Radio News/Flickr (Creative Commons)

Picketers target Meg Whitman's East L.A. campaign office

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Photo by Adolfo Guzman-Lopez/KPCC

DREAM Act hunger strikers decide to quit

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The students who began a hunger strike two weeks ago today outside California Sen. Dianne Feinstein's office in Westwood have announced plans to end their strike with a vigil there tonight.

Video exemplifies SB 1070 confusion: Police can and do alert immigration authorites, even in CA

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7pomFrlMyM

In the news this morning

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A brief roundup of some of the top immigration-related stories this morning:

In case you missed it

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There were two great segments today on 89.3 KPCC's Patt Morrison show that involved minority communities. One examined why it is that the residents of some of Los Angeles County's poorest cities (including Bell, where city officials earn six-figure salaries) pay some of the highest property taxes.