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In the news this morning: Dream Act 'tweet war,' AZ-style law for Kentucky, mariachi opera, more

California congressman extends DREAM Act tweet war through the weekend - The Hill Excerpts from the war of the tweets between Orange County's Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, an opponent of the Dream Act, and the supporters he has engaged with on Twitter.

Kentucky Republicans want Arizona-style immigration law - Miami Herald Kentucky GOP leaders plan to file proposed legislation that would allow local police to carry out federal immigration law.

Post Partisan - The Washington Post Edward Schumacher-Matos on the message he'll take if the Dream Act is voted down.

A trumpet's note of hope in a mariachi opera - Houston Chronicle The immigrant story of a young mariachi trumpeter, performing in a Houston Grand Opera production that is touted as the world's first mariachi opera.

Court Tells ICE to Stop “Dragging Its Feet” on Document Release - ColorLines A federal judge has ordered the immigration enforcement agency to release more documents pertaining to its Secure Communities program, which some local governments have tried to opt out of.