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In the news this morning: Census lawsuit, more minority children, another anti-birthright citizenship bill, Dream Act protest, more




Group sues over census: Mexican-American caucus says count missed Hispanics - El Paso Times A group of Latino lawmakers in has filed suit in Texas, alleging an undercount of the state's Latino population, particularly those who live in colonias along the border.

Mexico under siege: Two Americans fatally shot at the border had moved to Mexico for economic reasons, boss says - Los Angeles Times Sergio Luna and Kevin Romero were making an early-morning commute to work in the U.S., as many do, when they were shot, their employer says. They had moved to the Mexican side of the border to save money, as other Americans have.

Census Shows Hispanic, Asian Children Surging - Wall Street Journal In 10 states, white children are now a minority among their peers. In 23 states, minorities now make up more than 40% of the child population.

Alabama lawmakers approve immigration crackdown - Reuters The Alabama state House of Representative has approved a bill to crack down on illegal immigration, similar to Arizona's SB 1070. It will now go before state senators.

Illegal Immigration: Republican Senators Target Birthright Citizenship with New Bill - ABC News A group of GOP senators has put together a bill that would require the federal government to limit automatic citizenship to children born to at least one parent who is a U.S. citizen, legal resident, or military member.

7 arrested after blocking traffic to raise immigration awareness - CNN The student protesters were arrested near Georgia State University in Atlanta. They were protesting a lack of support in Congress for the Dream Act, which would have granted conditional legal status to undocumented youths who attended college or joined the military.