Multi-American | How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: South Carolina sued by feds over immigration law, immigrants and health problems, Día de Los Muertos, more

U.S. sues South Carolina over immigration law - CNN The Department of Justice has sued the state over a new anti-illegal immigration law, saying that like similar state laws, the measure unconstitutionally pre-empts federal authority.

'Day Of The Dead' Crosses Borders - Huffington Post Mexico's Día de Los Muertos holiday, held in honor of lost loved ones, goes mainstream in some U.S. cities, while some in Mexico fear the holiday's spiritual aspect is being pushed aside as it becomes more commercialized.

Immigrants' health gets worse the longer they live in the U.S. - Los Angeles Times Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found, as have researchers in previous studies, that the longer immigrants live in the United States and adopt American habits, the less healthy they become.

Opponents of Arizona's immigration law ask judge to block measure's day labor restrictions - Washington Post Groups opposing Arizona’s partially blocked SB 1070 have asked a federal judge to block a provision that prohibits the blocking of traffic by people seeking or offering day labor services on the street.

Here's How Deadly Breast Cancer is For Women of Color in the U.S. - ColorLines Reports show that women of color are the worst affected by breast cancer, especially black women, who are more likely to die from it than any other group.