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In the news this morning: Western Latinos a bigger challenge for GOP candidates, some new mosques in U.S. abandoning minarets, more

As Republicans shift west, attracting Latinos a challenge - San Jose Mercury News Attracting Latino voters in states like in Nevada, where GOP presidential candidates are campaigning now, will be more difficult than in Florida. There, a large number of Cuban Americans, especially older ones, lean right. It's different in the heavily Mexican American western states.

Muslim America moves away from the minaret - BBC News Is fear of anti-Muslim backlash in the United States leading builders of some new mosques to move away from traditional - and easily identifiable - mosque architecture?

Paul: Immigration not solved by barbed wire, guns - The Associated Press Campaigning among Latino voters in Nevada yesterday, GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul said he didn't want to rely on "barbed-wire fences and guns on our border" as a solution to illegal immigration.

Kansas Immigration Hardliner Fights Plan to Allow Undocumented Workers - Fox News Latino A proposal seeking a waiver that would allow undocumented workers to stay in Kansas is being fought by Kansas' secretary of state Kris Kobach, the attorney who helped draft Arizona's SB 1070 and other state anti-illegal immigration laws.

Reap What You Sow - This American Life, WBEZ The radio show goes to Alabama in a segment called "Alien Experiment," taking in the unintended consequences of the state's recently enacted anti-illegal immigration law, which prompted a labor exodus.