How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Immigration from Mexico keeps slowing, Russell Pearce on his recall, Asians in the immigration debate, more

Immigration from Mexico in fast retreat, data show - Los Angeles Times While GOP presidential hopefuls continue to campaign on illegal immigration, data from both sides of the border shows that illegal immigration from Mexico continues to drop, due in part to the U.S. economic crisis, tighter border enforcement and a more dangerous passage. 

AP Exclusive: NM governor clarifies immigrant past - CBS News After saying earlier that her paternal grandparents were documented, New Mexico governor Susana Martinez says she has investigated her family's history and that according to practices common in the early 1900s, her grandparents followed the law when they came to the U.S.

It took a recall to defeat me - Politico A first-person opinion piece from former Arizona Sen. Russell Pearce, the architect of the state's controversial SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration law, who was voted out in a recall election last week. "I’d be lying if I said I was not extremely disappointed by being voted out," he writes.

Rubio Tells GOP to Shift Tone on Immigration - Fox News Latino U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is now calling for his party to tone down its tough-on-immigration stance, saying that "the GOP should not be labeled as the anti-immigration party."

Asian Immigration and the Myth of the ‘Model Minority’ - New York Public Radio On how in the national discussion surrounding immigration, "among the countenances rarely pictured and stories seldom told are those from Asia."

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