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In the news this morning: More minorities join Occupy Wall Street, state anti-illegal immigration laws, Russell Pearce recall election in AZ

Latino and black protesters march from Washington Heights to Occupy Wall Street - New York Daily News After criticism of the Occupy Wall Street protests being "too white," hundreds of Latino and black protesters marched 11 miles yesterday down the length of Manhattan to join the Wall Street demonstrators.

Bentley open to immigration law changes - Montgomery Advertiser During a speech before a business group yesterday, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley called for "simplifying some elements" of the state's strict new anti-illegal immigration law.

U.S. Asks Judge to Issue Order on South Carolina Immigration Law - Businessweek The U.S. Justice Department has sought an injunction from a federal judge as part of its lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a new South Carolina anti-illegal immigration law, which is set to take effect Jan. 1.

Alabama Employers Get Training About Immigration Law - Fox News Latino Alabama business groups are conducting seminars on key aspects of the state's new anti-illegal immigration law, which punishes employers for hiring unauthorized workers and is considered the strictest in the nation.

Ariz. immigration law author faces recall election - USA Today Russell Pearce, the Arizona state senator who created the state's controversial SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration law - since imitated in several states - may wind up losing his seat in a recall election today.