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In the news this morning: AZ anti-birthright citizenship bills, bad Latino films, Egyptian American reactions, Muslim students, more

Arizona’s new anti-birthright citizenship bills - MULTI-AMERICAN State legislators in Arizona introduced four bills yesterday with the goal of denying U.S. citizenship to children born to undocumented immigrants. Proponents hope that the bills will trigger a Supreme Court review of the 14th Amendment.

Why are so many films for Latinos bad? - Salon From the description of a trailer for "Prada to Nada," a new comedy: "Lowriders! Scary chola girls who look like they wandered in from "Mi Vida Loca"! Tequila shots! Mantillas!"

Three Pennsylvania Cops Cleared of Coverup Charges in Immigrant Death, Two Convicted of Lesser Charges - Fox News Latino A federal jury in Pennsylvania has dropped coverup charges against three former policemen accused of trying to hinder an FBI investigation into the July 2008 murder of Luis Ramirez, a 25-year-old Mexican immigrant.

San Gabriel Valley Egyptian Americans hopeful, nervous for Egypt's future - Pasadena Star-News Many Egyptian immigrants interviewed say they sympathize with those in their native country who have endured difficult social and economic conditions.

Witness links Forde to alleged gunman in Arivaca killings - Arizona Daily Star During testimony Thursday, a former Minutemen American Defense group member described comments he said were made by Shawna Forde, the accused ringleader in a bloody home invasion in a small border town in which a Latino man and his 9-year-old daughter were murdered.

Felony charges against student protestors at UC Irvine? - 89.3 KPCC Are the Muslim students who were arrested after protesting a speech last year being treated as any other protestors would?