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In the news this morning: A new border strategy, RNC flap over Romney's immigration stance, media for English-speaking Latinos, more

RNC Hits Snag on Romney's Immigration Stance - Wall Street Journal The Republican National Committee’s Latino outreach efforts took a beating yesterday following RNC director Bettina Inclán's remark that presidential candidate Mitt Romney is "still deciding what his position on immigration is."

Border Patrol's new plan will use existing resources - Arizona Republic In contrast with its use of heavy staffing and infrastructure during the last decade, the U.SBorder Patrol has announced a new strategy that relies on existing resources and on working more closely with local, state, tribal and foreign agencies.

The promise of the English-speaking Latino audience - Southern California Public Radio The newly announced ABC-Univision plan to launch a cable news channel for English-speaking Latinos is the latest in a series of similar ventures from media companies. Why now? Demographic changes, including a growing second-generation population, play a role.

Illegal-immigrant scrutiny tightens in Mass. - Boston Globe Federal officials will be expanding the controversial Secure Communities fingerprint-sharing program in the state next week, in spite of longstanding opposition from Governor Deval Patrick and other critics.

Murder charges for Arizona woman in illegal immigrant crash - Chicago Tribune Angela Celaya Gonzales of Eloy, Arizona has been charged with second degree murder as the driver in the crash of an SUV last week, in which four migrants died and seven were injured; the vehicle had been fleeing the Border Patrol.