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In the news this morning: Trafficked farmworkers, arrests in Mexico migrant slayings, 37 held in drop house, and more

Thai farmworkers describe being lured into slavery in U.S. - (Los Angeles Times)

37 immigrants rescued from drop house | Local News | | Southern California News | News for Inland Southern California (Southern CA Press-Enterprise)

Hector Tobar: Immigrant slayings in Mexico: Where's the outrage? - (Los Angeles Times)

People-smuggling: No safe passage | The Economist (Economist)

Mexico Arrests Seven in Killings of 72 Migrants - (Wall Street Journal)

Birthright Rule's Repeal Would Boost Illegal Population - (Wall Street Journal)

LAPD Chief Beck heckled by angry crowd at Westlake community meeting [Updated] | L.A. NOW | Los Angeles Times (

Most Americans object to planned Islamic center near Ground Zero, poll finds (The Washington Post)

'Just News' Blog: Austin, Minn. at a Crossroads (

Obama calls on minister to cancel plan to burn Koran - (Los Angeles Times)

New Muslim college welcomes freshmen in California | 89.3 KPCC (Southern California Public Radio)