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How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: A survey of American Muslims, Alabama immigration law blocked, Obama's uncle held by ICE, more

Survey: Muslim-Americans happier with conditions in US than broader public - Christian Science Monitor According to a new Pew Research Center report, "for the most part, Muslim-Americans disavow Islamic extremism, are happy with the way things are going in the country and in their lives, and are about as religious and educated as the general American public."

Judge temporarily blocks tough Alabama immigration law - CNN A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of a tough immigration law in Alabama that was schedueld to take effect Thursday. Opposition to the measure includes church leaders, the U.S. Justice Department and the American Civil Liberties Union.

For Bay Area immigrants facing imminent deportation, new Obama policy offers no reprieve - San Jose Mercury News Arturo Rengifo Jr., a Peruvian-born college student who has lived in the United States since he was 6, is one of many immigrants "caught in a bureaucratic tangle: While the administration has announced its intent to change immigration policy, it hasn't yet implemented a new system, so planned deportations are proceeding."

Casino Town Puts its Money on Hispanic Market - New York Times Primm Valley Casino Resorts outside Las Vegas, on the California-Nevada border, is aggressively courting Latino consumers with bilingual dealers and rules printed in Spanish on blackjack tables.

Obama uncle held in US by immigration officials - The Associated Press Onyango Obama, 67, was arrested last week in Framingham, Massachusetts, near Boston, on suspicion of drunk driving. Born in Kenya, he is the half-brother of the president's late father. He was being held without bail on a detainer from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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