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In the news this morning: Whitman and the underground economy, immigrant detention, subtitled telenovelas, more

Whitman's - and California's - immigration hypocrisy -- Los Angeles Times How the Whitman housekeeper scandal highlights dependence on undocumented workers.

Whitman's not the first with illegal worker woes - The Orange County Register The gubernatorial candidate joins a long list of public officials to come under fire for their hiring practices.

PREVIEW-U.S. court term has free-speech, immigration cases - Reuters Arizona's appeal on SB 1070 is among the cases the high court will hear in the coming months.

O.C. jails ready for immigration detainees - The Orange County Register The county stands to make $30 million in revenue after selling jail space to the federal government for immigrant detention.

Ground Zero mosque: Our family has received death threats, says wife of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf - New York Daily News Daisy Khan, the wife of the imam behind the planned project, says that her family has sought help from police after receiving threatening calls.

Spanish-language channels embrace English subtitles - Los Angeles Times Telenovela subtitles may draw in younger viewers who enjoy the programs but aren't fluent in Spanish.

In Mexico, a dividing line on 'El Infierno' - Los Angeles Times Government officials in Mexico are upset by the controversial film about a man who joins a drug cartel after being deported from the U.S.

Several immigrants arrested in Mission Beach - San Diego Union-Tribune The trend of human smuggling by sea continues with more arrests.