Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Muslim hearings resume, wealth gap grows as minority wealth drops, Alabama immigration lawsuit, more

Rep. Peter King Resuming Hearings On American Muslim Radicalization With Focus On Al-Shabab - CBS New York According to the New York Republican congressman, today’s hearing will focus on an organization he says has been recruiting American citizens of Somali descent in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

Study: Housing Bust Hit U.S. Minority Households Especially Hard - PBS News Hour The economic divide between whites and other groups grew during the housing collapse and the recession: "Between 2005 and 2009, whites lost 16 percent of their median net worth, but Latinos lost 66 percent, black households 53 percent, and Asians, who had topped white households in 2005, dropped 54 percent."

Immigrants Sue Alabama Over Immigration Law - Fox News Latino A new lawsuit filed in Alabama argues that a stringent new state immigration law will subject all immigrants to harassment; of the five plaintiffs, two are U.S. citizens who are immigrants from Mexico, two others are undocumented, and one is married to an undocumented immigrant

Norway Atrocity May Not Dent Anti-Immigration - Bloomberg The public reaction to the massacre in Norway committed "in the name of combating 'Islamization'" may not be enough to curb the rise of anti-immigration parties across the region, according to experts.

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Arrested Near White House in Dream Act and Immigration Protest - Fox News Latino The Illinois Democratic congressman was put in handcuffs Tuesday after protesting the Obama administration's deportation policies and his inability to push forward the DREAM Act, a proposal to grant conditional legal status to youths who go to college or join the military.

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