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  Obama refocuses Congress’ attention on immigration

Is Steve King the new face of GOP extremism?

  One congressman defends the term ‘wetback’ and uses the phrase ‘anchor baby’ on the House floor. What does this mean for the rest of the Republican party? Democratic candidate for Congress, Jim Mauer, joins MSNBC’s NOW to discuss.

North Carolina’s ‘Moral Monday’ protests take a personal, nasty turn

  The “Moral Monday” protests continued this week in North Carolina against the dramatic rightward shift in the North Carolina state government. But Melissa Harris-Perry reports on the latest twist: Art Pope, budget director and conservative millionaire, has set up a database of “Moral Monday” protest

Dream Act only way for undocumented teens to serve

  Abigail Nava is a standout cadet leader at Chicago’s Phoenix Military Academy, but as she’s an undocumented student, her dream of attending West Point is just out of reach, for now. NBC’s Miguel Alvear reports.

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  How Boston bombings have changed immigration debate

United We Dream’s Lorella Praeli, Harvard professor Ryan Enos, and Judy Pino from the conservative Hispanic group the LIBRE Initiative, join Up host Steve Kornacki to go over how the Boston bombings have shaped recent rhetoric on the immigration debate.

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