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How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Illegal re-entry tops list of federal charges, 18 years of Arpaio's 'tent city,' green cards for entrepreneurs, mo

Illegal re-entry topped all other charges in federal courts - Boston Herald Illegal re-entry was the most frequent federal criminal charge in the United States during the first six months of fiscal 2011. According to a report, federal prosecutors filed 18,552 illegal re-entry cases nationally between the start of the fiscal year last October and March.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Tent City turns 18 - The Arizona Republic The Maricopa County sheriff's notorious compound of military-style tents has housed more than 500,000 people since it opened in the summer of 1993. Arpaio is to commemorate its 18th year with a "celebration" today.

Ruling over Pa. town's immigration law vacated - Atlanta Journal-Constitution A federal appeals court has vacated a ruling that declared an illegal immigration law in the northeastern Pennsylvania city of Hazleton to be unconstitutional. The decision sets the stage for a new round of arguments.

In Nordics, ethnic tensions beneath placid surface - The Associated Press Sweden, Denmark and Norway are known for efforts to build peaceful, egalitarian societies. But in spite of the attention paid to social harmony, there are roiling racial tensions. These have come to the forefront in light of the recent racially motivated mass killings in Oslo.

Policy shift will help more immigrant entrepreneurs get green cards - New York Daily News The director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a policy shift that will help more immigrant entrepreneurs qualify for green cards, particularly those with high-tech business aspirations.

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