How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Obama and Latino voters, ICE's detainee hotline, 'All-American Muslim' show takes on 9/11, more

Latino voters: Obama more appealing than GOP rivals - Los Angeles Times A Pew Hispanic Center study has found that a majority of Latino voters are unhappy with President Obama over how he's handled immigration, but that they'd still prefer to vote for him over the current crop of GOP rivals.

U.S. Immigration Agency Launches New Hot Line For Detainees - NPR In the wake of complaints over the mistaken detention of citizens, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has announced a new hotline for detainees who "believe they may be U.S. citizens or victims of a crime."

Money-transfer businesses in Minnesota stop accepting money bound for Somalia - The Washington Post A bank that processes money transfers to Somalia has stopped the transactions, making it difficult for the state's many Somali immigrants who send money to relatives in the famine-stricken country to do so.

TV show on Muslims takes on Sept. 11 attacks - Chicago Tribune Sunday's second-to-last episode of "All-American Muslim," a TLC reality show that became controversial after two companies pulled their ads, will focus on participants' feelings surrounding the tenth anniversary of  the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Alabama immigration law thins out a church's Latino brethren - Los Angeles Times There are mixed feelings in one Alabama church after Latino members of its congregation moved away, fearing the state's controversial new anti-illegal immigration law.

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