How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Little change in AZ post-SB 1070, ethnic voters in California races, immigrants gaining jobs, more

Ariz. immigration law three months later: no arrests - USA Today After a federal court judge prevented key portions from going into effect, SB 1070 has failed to live up to opponents' fears and supporters' hopes.

Whitman Governor Bid Imperiled by Latino Voter Erosion - Bloomberg The controversy that erupted over her undocumented former maid has gotten in the way of Meg Whitman's appeal to Latino voters.

Ethnic Voters Rally Around Boxer, Field Poll Shows - New American Media - EthnoBlog Field Poll results put Sen. Barbara Boxer ahead of Republican challenger Carly Fiorina among most ethnic minority voters, including Republican-leaning Vietnamese-American voters.

Foreign-born workers top U.S. born in job hunt - CNNMoney A Pew Hispanic Center study shows that immigrants have gained hundreds of thousands of jobs since the recession is said to have ended, while native-born workers lost more than a million jobs.

Immigration Hawks: Landing in a Gov’s Office Near You - Mother Jones A roundup of immigration hardliners running for governor in states around the country.

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