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In the news this morning: DREAM Act updates, GOP in CA split on proposed immigration law, behind the record deportations, more

Immigration vote set for this week - Scott Wong - Politico Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is expected to file a cloture motion on the DREAM ACT Monday night, setting up a Wednesday vote.

Short goodnight expected for the DREAM Act during lame duck- The Hill But the legislation, which would provide a path to legal status for undocumented youths who attend college or join the military, faces a great deal of opposition in the lame-duck session.

California Republicans are split on possible anti-illegal immigration measure - Los Angeles Times A proposed ballot initiative that would give California a law similar to Arizona's SB 1070 is dividing Republicans who fear further alienating Latino voters.

Unusual methods helped ICE break deportation record, e-mails and interviews show - The Washington Post Some background on the methods used by Obama administration immigration officials to deport more people than ever before.

Supreme Court ruling on Arizona act could shape immigration law - Los Angeles Times The Obama administration says that the 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act conflicts with the federal government's authority to enforce immigration laws.

DREAM Act Would Reduce Deficit Over Next 10 Years, Says CBO - Huffington Post Enacting the proposed legislation would reduce the deficit by $1.4 billion over the next decade, according to a Congressional Budget Office report released late last week.