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In the news: New Senate immigration bill, questions over Whitman's undocumented housekeeper, Latinos in the GOP, more

Comprehensive immigration reform bill introduced in the Senate - 89.3 KPCC Before Congress adjourned, Democratic Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey introduced a bill that would beef up border security, expand family reunification to same-sex couples and provide a pathway to citizenship for the undocumented.

Steve Lopez: Meg Whitman has some explaining to do on illegal immigrant housekeeper - Los Angeles Times Lopez: "Do the Whitmans have any other domestics whose papers should be checked? Does Jerry Brown? Help me out, readers."

Whitman faces uproar over illegal immigrant maid in bid for California governor - Los Angeles Times The flap over Meg Whitman's undocumented maid threatens to further cut into the GOP gubernatorial candidate's support among Latinos just weeks before election day.

Edward Schumacher-Matos - GOP's Hispanic hopefuls swim with a nativist tide - The Washington Post Matos on the role of Republican Latinos in immigration politics and inherent conflicts.

Bloomberg, Murdoch Seek Immigration Fix - The Wall Street Journal The mayor and the media mogul testified before the House Judiciary Committee as founding members of a group of business leaders and mayors that seeks a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants.

Immigration debate takes to L.A. stages - Los Angeles Times Josefina Lopez' new play "Detained in the Desert" opens tonight in Boyle Heights.

Whitman within law, immigration lawyers say - San Francisco Chronicle Whitman was not legally required to fire her housekeeper after Social Security letter pointed out discrepancy, attorneys say