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American snapshot: Westminster

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| A good post-holiday morning to all.

Quote of the moment: A top DHS official on illegal immigration and the labor market

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"Until we have a legitimate labor market between Mexico and the United States, people will attempt to come here to work."

In the news this morning: Eid festivities, human smuggling by sea, and more

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Muslims toning down Eid festivities in honor of Sept. 11 (The Washington Post)

American snapshot: San Marino

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??A happy Labor Day to all who keep this country, its industries, and its homes running.

Because it's Friday: 'Machete'

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I16020r--oM&feature=related

Quote of the moment: A deported teenager, writing from Bangladesh

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"I do not know the language and I fear going outside because I am different from everyone else. Speaking in English is an easy way to be targeted here. We cannot afford to live in a safer area.

Oral histories of Ellis Island go online

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A collection of the oral histories of more than 1,700 immigrants who arrived through Ellis Island that was previously only available to visitors has gone online.

In the news this morning: Arizona legal woes, 'birth tourism,' and an odd twist to Discovery gunman story

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Ariz. immigration law's legal costs could top $1 million - USATODAY.com (USA Today)