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In the news this morning: An immigrant businessman's plight, Latinos and the census, an immigration crackdown on businesses, more

Crackdown in Virginia Strips Legal Immigrant of His Livelihood - New York Times A Tunisian immigrant's limo business is on the rocks after an immigration crackdown costs him his driver's license, though he's in the country legally.

Census numbers to show huge Hispanic growth - Houston Chronicle The detailed demographic data will be used for political redistricting. Texas is to get four new Congressional seats, more than any other state. The data is being released state by state on a rolling basis.

U.S. Businesses Everywhere: Are Your Immigration Papers In Order? - Law Blog - Wall Street Journal The Obama administration is requiring as many as 1,000 companies to turn over employment records for audit.

Poll: Most support House look at radical Islam in USA - USA Today A survey released on the eve of GOP-led Congressional hearings on the threat of Islamic extremism in the U.S. found that overall, "men, viewers who trust Fox news, white evangelicals and Republicans are more likely to think the hearings are a good idea and to believe Muslims want to establish Shariah law in the United States."

Arizona Sheriff Plans 19th Immigration Sweep - Fox News Sheriff Joe Arpaio plans an immigration and crime sweep for metropolitan Phoenix that may take place in March.

Breaking: Colorado Says No To Arizona Style Immigration Laws - Technorati Colorado legislators have voted down two anti-illegal immigration bills, one that would have allowed police to detain suspected undocumented immigrants,  the other one demanding that employers to use a federal verification program for work papers.