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In the news this morning: Immigration in the midterms, a response to Quran burning, help for Homeboy Industries and more

| Midterms imperil immigration bill - Carrie Budoff Brown - POLITICO.com (The Politico)

American snapshot: Glassell Park

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Where kielbasa meets crispy pata: A Polish restaurant and a Filipino restaurant side by side in a Glassell Park mini-mall.

Immigration and nativism, in historical context

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Author Peter Schrag has an interesting piece published today in the Immigration Policy Center's "Perspectives" series, narratives written by academics and researchers on the topic of immigration.

Back in the spotlight: The 14th Amendment

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The back-and-forth over the 14th Amendment has recently bubbled back to the top of the immigration-debate cauldron. Until now, the talk of eliminating the constitutional right to U.

For the late-morning second cup: Croatian mariachi

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UG69jcIUqrY&feature=player_embedded

In the news this morning: The 14th Amendment, Muslim women speak out, and more headlines from the weekend

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Congress may look at ‘birthright citizenship' debate  | ajc.com (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Five great reads this week, in case you missed them

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A few stories and essays stood out this week, providing insight on recent news events, such as the tragic migrant slayings near the Texas border in Mexico, or shedding light on the little-known, as did a standout NPR piece on a new book that analyzes the onetime iconic film character Charlie Chan through the lens of the cultural and racial politics of his era.

A Muslim NYC firefighter on the events of 9/11

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU5W-iUv8fg&feature=player_embedded