How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California
In the news this morning: Human smuggling by sea, Dream Act supporters not giving up, competing congregations and more
Illegal immigrants smuggled into Newport Beach on boat, authorities say - Los Angeles Times Eight to 10 people reportedly came ashore on a small boat yesterday and shed their life jackets and some clothes before scattering. The boat was a panga, a traditional type of fishing boat also used lately by smugglers.
DREAM Act Battle Lost, But War Continues for Activists in 2011 - Fox News Latino Students and other supporters say they will continue pushing for the defeated measure, which would have granted conditional legal status to undocumented youths attending college or joining the military.
At Methodist Church, Immigrant Congregations Clash - New York Times The story of a tense cultural clash between the Latino and Chinese American congregations of the same church, to where they even had competing Christmas trees.
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