Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Alabama ag director looks to inmates, airline sued over hijab discrimination, 'John and Ken' boycott, more

Ala.: Inmates can replace Hispanic farmhands - Politico The head of Alabama's agriculture department is looking to inmate labor as "a short-term solution to the sudden labor shortage that has hit Alabama since enforcement of its illegal immigration law kicked in."

Muslim woman removed from Southwest flight sues - USA Today A U.S. citizen graduate student has sued Southwest Airlines, alleging she was discriminated against when she was removed from a flight last spring because she was wearing an Islamic head covering.

Immigrant rights group plans boycott of "John and Ken" radio show - Los Angeles Times A coalition of Latino and immigrant rights groups says it plans to proceed with a boycott of the KFI-AM radio show. The show's hosts, who speak out against illegal immigration, gave out the number of a local advocate who in turn was barraged with hate calls.

Latino Homeownership Up 2% Despite Record Low Housing Numbers - Fox News Latino Minority home ownership in the U.S. has risen slightly over the past decade. The biggest rise has been in in Latino home ownership, which in 10 years grew from 45.7 percent to 47.3 percent.

Cuomo: NY to translate forms into other languages - Wall Street Journal New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered state agencies to translate documents and also to provide interpreters in six languages for immigrants who are seeking public services.

Some Latinos See Obama 'Betrayal' On Immigration - National Public Radio The latest Gallup poll shows that President Obama's support among Latino voters has fallen to 48 percent, a new low.

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