Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: DREAM Act analysis, OC civil rights history, Ron Santo, more

NewsHour Connect: Democrats Tighten DREAM Act in Hopes of Appealing to Republicans - PBS NewsHour A rundown on the streamlined version of the bill introduced this week, student activism and its chances of success in Congress, with analysis from me.

Napolitano says DREAM Act would aid 'criminals-first' deportation program - Miami Herald The Homeland Security chief is urging Congress to pass the bill that would grant  conditional legal status to certain young people, saying it would help her department focus instead on deporting immigrants with criminal records.

Hector Tobar: Civil Rights History -- in Orange County - Los Angeles Times A walking tour commemorating the county's place in history as the home of a landmark school desegregation case is in the works.

Ron Santo: Former Chicago Cubs player Ron Santo dead at 70 - Los Angeles Times The legendary ballplayer and announcer has died in Arizona. He was a native of Seattle.

US Cables: Mexico drug war lacks clear strategy - El Paso Times Problems include the lack of a clear strategy and a modernized military, along with infighting among agencies, according to U.S. State Department cables leaked to WikiLeaks.

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