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In the news this morning: Ethnicity's role in New York police spying case, E-Verify bill clears House committee, day laborer ordinance, more

More cases of NYPD ethnic spying exposed - CBS News Ethnicity played a role in the surveillance conducted by New York police on Muslim neighborhoods, according to documents and interviews; Moroccan immigrants were one of the groups targeted.

Asian American groups enter fight over L.A. County supervisor districts - Los Angeles Times A coalition of Asian Pacific Islander groups backs a plan that would create a second Latino-majority district on the five-member county board.

Loitering or looking for work? Redondo Beach’s day laborers can stay - Southern California Public Radio KPCC's Patt Morrison show on a federal appeals court decision regarding a Redondo Beach anti-solicitation ordinance aimed at day laborers. The court ruled last week that the measure is unconstitutional.

House committee passes E-Verify bill, rejects ag worker amendment - Southeast Farm Press The House Judiciary Committee has approved a bill mandating the use of E-Verify, an online database to verify employees' eligibility to work, for all U.S. employers. An amendment proposing an agricultural worker program was rejected.

Italian Police Clash With North African Immigrants in Lampedusa- Bloomberg Dozens were injured after Italian police and North African migrants, protesting their possible repatriation, clashed on the Italian island of Lampedusa. Tens of thousands have fled North Africa in the wake of political revolts, taking refuge on the island.