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In the news this morning: Whitman recaps, criminal deportations, 200 Mexico photos, the Latino health paradox and more

| After allegations, reconstructing Whitman's immigration stance | California Watch Just what has Meg Whitman said in the past regarding employers and illegal immigration?

Illegal hiring 101: IRCA, employer sanctions and the underground economy

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The scandal that erupted last week over gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman's nine-year employment of an undocumented housekeeper has thrown a spotlight on Americans' dependence on unauthorized labor, in the home and in the general economy.

Longest waits for immigrant visas: October

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Every month, Multi-American is posting the longest current waits as listed in the U.S. State Department’s monthly Visa Bulletin.

In the news this morning: Whitman and the underground economy, immigrant detention, subtitled telenovelas, more

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Whitman's - and California's - immigration hypocrisy -- Los Angeles Times How the Whitman housekeeper scandal highlights dependence on undocumented workers.

American snapshots: Cleaning up in L.A.

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Yesterday afternoon I caught up with Juana, the subject of an earlier post in which the Los Angeles domestica dished on the housekeeping industry, the need (or not) for papers, and the scandal over Meg Whitman's maid.

Because it's Friday: "Detained in the Desert"

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How do a second-generation Latina protesting anti-immigrant legislation in Arizona and an immigrant-bashing radio talk show host wind up stranded together in the desert? The answer is in Josefina Lopez's new play "Detained in the Desert," debuting tonight in Boyle Heights at the Casa 0101 Theater.

Q&A: An L.A. domestica on housekeeping work, papers, and Meg Whitman's maid

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The scandal that erupted earlier this week over Meg Whitman employing an undocumented immigrant as her housekeeper for nine years has turned the governor's race into a circus of press conferences in recent days.

In the news: New Senate immigration bill, questions over Whitman's undocumented housekeeper, Latinos in the GOP, more

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Comprehensive immigration reform bill introduced in the Senate - 89.3 KPCC Before Congress adjourned, Democratic Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey introduced a bill that would beef up border security, expand family reunification to same-sex couples and provide a pathway to citizenship for the undocumented.