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

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

American snapshot: Bell Gardens

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Multi-American

Quote of the moment: A blogger on the DREAM Act and outsourcing

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"It doesn't make sense that in this country we have DREAM Act students now graduating from colleges, some with honors, who not only can't work but must sit on the sidelines and watch workers imported from other countries to do the work they can and should be doing.

In Bell, a recipe for exploitation?

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How much of a role did the city of Bell's ethnic and economic makeup have to do with the corruption scandal that landed eight city officials in jail yesterday? Plenty, if you ask those who live there.

In the news this morning: DREAM Act vote post-mortem, a kidnapped migrant boy, a costly Quran-burning stunt and more

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Passion and Politics on Immigration Act - NYTimes.com

Next step on DREAM Act: A stand-alone bill, supporters say

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Today’s Senate vote blocking a defense bill that included the DREAM Act – proposed legislation that would create a path to legal status for undocumented youths who go to college or join the military – is being seen as a temporary hurdle by the bill’s supporters, some of whom rallied this afternoon in downtown Los Angeles following the vote.

No to the DREAM Act, at least for now

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The U.S. Senate has voted 56-43 against taking up a defense bill with an amendment that would have included the Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act, known as the DREAM Act, which would provide a path to legal status for undocumented youths who attend college or enlist in the military.

Waiting for a DREAM Act vote

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Students at a makeshift calling center at the UCLA Labor Center in the Westlake district of Los Angeles watch C-SPAN 2 in anticipation of a U.S. Senate vote on the DREAM Act, which would provide a path to legal status for undocumented youths who attend college or join the military.