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In the news this morning: Posthumous asylum bid for murdered deportee, reaction to Obama deportation review plan, more

Posthumous US asylum bid highlights gang debate - Wall Street Journal The family of a disabled young man who was denied asylum - and was murdered upon returning to his native Honduras, as he'd feared - has filed for his asylum again posthumously as an unusual "effort to get the U.S. government to acknowledge the 'entire system let him down.'

Supreme Court rejects Texas election map that favored Latinos - Los Angeles Times The court has ruled that the political map's lines should follow those that had been set by Texas Republicans, not redrawn boundaries that proponents said would better represent Latino voters in the state.

Illegal immigration deportation policy comes under fire - The Arizona Republic On the Obama administration's plan to review some 300,000 deportation cases, which has already been pilot-tested in Denver and Baltimore and is allowing some people with clean records and deep ties to the U.S. to stay.

'Blind mules' unknowingly ferry drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border - CNN Drug smugglers have been targeting unsuspecting frequent border crossers who hold SENTRI passes, which require obtaining a U.S. security clearance in exchange for fast-lane transit through border checkpoints.

Putin Attacks Nationalists For Sowing Discord While Touting Tougher Migration Laws - Radio Free Europe Months before its presidential election, Russia is one of several European nations in which political leaders, like in the United States, are also engaging in a national debate over immigration.