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In the news this morning: A TN legislator's 'rats' comment, honoring immigrant veterans, DREAM Act revisited, more

Tennessee GOP Lawmaker Warns Undocumented Immigrants Will ‘Multiply’ Like ‘Rats' - Think Progress Video shows legislator comparing immigrants to rodents while discussing prenatal care.

Let's honor immigrant veterans - Other Views - Miami Herald One veteran's take: "We owe them our thanks, just as we owe all vets our thanks."

Angst growing over immigration policies - Miami Herald While the DREAM Act remains a possibility, some fear a coming enforcement-only crackdown.

Human smuggling ring busted in Arizona - UPI Authorities say they have broken up a smuggling ring responsible for illegally transporting thousands of people into the country.

Bush blames both parties for immigration inaction - Houston Chronicle In an autobiography, the former president points to a combination of isolationism, protectionism and nativism as part of the problem.

New Yorkers From Mexico Escorted Miner in Marathon - New York Times The story of the two runners, both working-class Mexican immigrants, who escorted Chilean miner Edison Peña in the marathon.

Susana Martinez: "I'm very proud of what I've accomplished as a Latina" - Latina The magazine features an interview with the conservative governor-elect from New Mexico.

Arizona immigration law provoked exodus of Hispanics - AFP A study released yesterday in Mexico estimates that around 100,000 Latinos have left the state.

Nancy Pelosi wants DREAM Act vote - Politico House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants to push for a vote during the lame-duck session, according to Democratic sources.