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In the news this morning: Latino GOP candidates' past scrutinized, U.S. citizen alleges ICE detention, man dies waiting for visa, more

GOP Latinos face questions over immigrant pasts - The Associated Press As more Latinos enter or seek elected office as Republicans, their family's immigration history is becoming increasingly subject to scrutiny, as in the cases of Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Gov. Susana Martinez of New Mexico.

U.S. citizenship no defense against deportation threat - Minneapolis Star Tribune According to a lawsuit filed in federal court, immigration officials arrested and illegally detained U.S. citizen Anthony A. Clarke of Minneapolis for 43 days while pursuing his deportation.

Bachmann: Deport all 11 million illegal immigrants, in steps - The Hill GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann is calling for the deportation of the nation's estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants "in steps."

Forced to leave, Iron Range man dies waiting for immigration visa - Duluth News Tribune The Salvadoran-born husband of a U.S. citizen and father of a toddler had returned to El Salvador after a judge denied his application for temporary protected status; relatives say he was murdered by gang members while waiting to be processed for a visa to return.

Gingrich: Citizen juries should decide which illegal immigrants stay or go - The Washington Post GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich, who supports a path to legal status for some undocumented immigrants, is proposing that “citizen juries” decide whether someone is fit to be granted legal status.