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Federal memo is latest big immigration story

| Back from Phoenix, to a new story out of Washington that’s generating a buzz: A leaked internal memo from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, whose contents Republican critics are saying suggest a “backdoor amnesty.

A day after the pared-down SB 1070 takes effect, questions linger

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Next up, the Arizona law's supporters

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Missing conspicuously from Thursday's Phoenix protests against SB 1070 were counter-protesters. Since the Arizona measure was signed into law in April, its supporters have staged rallies and attempted to counter a nationwide boycott of Arizona by SB 1070 opponents with a "buycott" campaign, urging people to travel to the state and spend money.

From the notebook, quotes that summed up the day

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American snapshot: Phoenix

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Rounding out the day in Phoenix

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Protesters, cops clash at county booking jail

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Civil disobedience at Sheriff Arpaio's booking facility

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