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In the news this morning: Dream Act vote is on, detainee medical care, 2010 albums and more

Senate DREAM Act Vote Set for Saturday - ColorLines Saturday morning votes are in the works for the Dream Act and a repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on gays serving opening in the military.

CA immigrant detainee medical care suit settled - The Washington Post Immigration officials have agreed to expand medical care at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contract detention center in San Diego, the subject of a 2007 lawsuit that claimed inadequate medical treatment for immigrants held there while facing deportation.

Immigration Officials Can Be Sued, Judge Says - Fox News Latino A federal judge has ruled that ICE officials are not immune from lawsuits brought against them on constitutional grounds.

Adios 2010: Alt.Latino Salutes The Albums Of The Year - NPR The weekly program and blog's list of favorites for the year, including releases from Puerto Rico, Mexico, Argentina and the Dominican Republic.