Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Cross-border shooting lawsuit, author Amy Chua speaks out, 'virtual fence' over, dating while undocumented, more

Parents of dead Mexican teenager sue U.S. government - Reuters The parents of a 15-year-old boy killed last year on the Mexican side of the border, allegedly by a bullet fired across the river by a Border Patrol agent, have sued for $25 million. The boy was accused of throwing rocks.


Amy Chua - Retreat of the ‘Tiger Mother’ - New York Times Author and Yale professor Chua defends herself and the controversial parenting style she described in her book and in a recent essay.


US cancels 'virtual fence' along Mexican border. What's Plan B? - CSMonitor.com The government has spent $1 billion on the high-tech "virtual fence," which federal officials now say is too costly to extend along the whole U.S.-Mexico border. Only 53 miles are complete.


Florida Legislator Wears Passport to Work to Protest Arizona-Style Immigration Measures - Fox News Latino State Rep. Luis Garcia Jr., a Cuban-American Democrat, has taken to wearing his passport on a lanyard around his neck to protest a proposed SB 1070-style law.


Illegal immigrant students grapple with US dating - Associated Press For young people who grew up in the U.S. but are here illegally, challenges on and off campus extend to dating, going out with friends, and most activities other students take for granted.

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