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In the news this morning: Oaxacan mezcal, immigration in key elections, SB 1070 challenge to move forward

Mexican hard liquor on the rise in Los Angeles | 89.3 KPCC Oaxacan mezcal, a close cousin of tequila made from the same agave plant, is gaining popularity.

Florida elections: Immigration issue could sway key races in Florida - Los Angeles Times The ongoing national debate could be critical in the campaigns for governor and several close congressional races.

Illegal immigrants draft legal plans in case of deportation - Undocumented immigrants have begun drawing up legal documents to spell out what they want to happen to their families and belongings if they are deported.

Arizona immigration law: Judge denies bid to stop lawsuit - The Arizona Republic A federal judge has denied motions by Gov. Jan Brewer, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of SB 1070.

‘Expert’ Supreme Court Lawyers Blamed for Immigration Rulings « The Washington Independent Critics say the practice could be to blame for a 2006 ruling that made it next to impossible for immigrants who entered the country illegally to adjust to legal status.