How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: German Mercedes manager arrested under Alabama immigration law, deportees who return to Mexico, more

Mercedes-Benz manager from Germany arrested under Alabama's strict new immigration law - The Washington Post A 46-year-old employee of the Mercedes-Benz plans near Tuscaloosa was brought in to police headquarters after being stopped for a vehicle violation, and not being able to show proper identification per the state's new anti-illegal immigration law.

Mexican village serves as purgatory for the deported - The Orange County Register A two-part series explores what happens to those who have landed back in their Mexican hometown after being deported from the United States.

Asian-Americans are best kept demographic secret - Bellingham Herald The U.S. Asian American population has grown 46 percent since 2000. Now the nation's fastest growing racial minority, Asian Americans "are likely to cast a record number of ballots in 2012."

Immigrant workers leave struggling Spain - CNN The United States isn't the only country that has become less appealing to immigrant workers. Some immigrants from countries such as Argentina, who once flocked to tourism jobs in Spain in better economic times, are leaving.

Florida Town Wants Immigration Detention Center Despite Backlash - Fox News Latino The leaders of an affluent town in south Florida say they welcome what would become the nation's largest immigrant detention center because of the revenue it would bring, in spite of protest from some residents.

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