Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Reaction in L.A. to Kim Jong Il's death, green cards for investors, Sheriff Joe in trouble, Occupy and immigration

Kim Jong Il death: Koreatown reacts with joy and worry - Los Angeles Times Korean immigrants in Los Angeles, including former North Korean defectors, are both glad and worried about North Korea's future after reports of leader Kim Jong Il's death.

Rules Stretched as Green Cards Go To Investors - New York Times Wealthy prospective immigrants are applying for a a federal program that allows investors to obtain green cards in exchange for investing in U.S. construction projects.

Immigration law hearing is today - The Post and Courier A hearing in Charleston, South Carolina is set to determine plans for implementing the state's new anti-illegal immigration law, one of several recent state laws patterned after Arizona's SB 1070. Opponents are asking that it be overturned.

Arpaio now faces difficult options - Arizona Republic Accused of civil rights violations after a lengthy federal investigation, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio now has to choose between agreeing to federal monitoring or a legal battle to retain control of his office.

Occupy Movement Tackles Immigration on International Migrants Day - Fox News Latino A rally in New York was the latest demonstration in which Occupy protesters addressed immigrant rights; there was a similar "Occupy ICE" protest last week in Los Angeles.

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