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A Disney intern's uniform, with hijab

Photo courtesy of CAIR-LA
| A Disney intern who did battle with the company over her traditional Islamic religious head scarf, known as hijab, is at work in the job she was hired to do, and in a uniform adapted for her.

In the news this morning: Visa difficulties, Colbert's immigration testimony, Disney's hijab uniform, disaster in Oaxaca, more

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Immigration has grown more complicated - USATODAY.com (USA Today)

DREAM Act supporters are back at it after bill is reintroduced

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After the failure last week of a Senate bill carrying the DREAM Act to gain sufficient votes for cloture, supporters of the long-running proposed legislation have been granted what they wished for, more or less: a stand-alone bill.

Disney employee allowed to wear hijab, may set precedent for others

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A decision by Disney to allow a female Muslim intern to wear a traditional religious head scarf, or hijab, at work could set a precedent for other Disney employees who make an argument to wear the head scarves as part of their work uniform.

In the news this morning: Disney and head scarves, water for lost migrants, a Muslim superhero, DREAM Act and more

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Disneyland allows park worker to wear religious scarf at work | L.A. NOW | Los Angeles Times

Quote of the moment: Loretta Sanchez vs. "Los Vietnameses"

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“Los Vietnameses y los Republicanos están con una intensidad de quitar este puesto, este puesto que ya nosotros hemos hecho tanto para nuestra comunidad, quitarnos este puesto y darselo a este Van Tran, que es muy anti-inmigrante y muy anti-Hispano.

Mr. Colbert goes to Washington (and testifies on immigration)

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t39uqg6e4so&feature=player_embedded

In the news this morning: Colbert in Congress, Sanchez on the hot seat in OC, the DREAM Act revisited and more

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Fresh off farm gig, comedian Colbert testifies in House hearing - CNN.com