Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Latinos supporting Obama in Iowa, paralyzed deportee dies, Romney says he'd veto Dream Act, more

In Iowa's First Majority Latino Town, Frustrated Obama Backers Stand By Their Man - ABC News "In a state where only 5 percent of the population is Latino, West Liberty is the first town where the majority of the population belongs to the nation’s fastest-growing minority."

Undocumented Quadriplegic Sent Back to Mexico Dies - Fox News Latino A man who was paralyzed in a construction accident, could not pay his hospital bill in Illinois, and was transferred to a hospital in Mexico in 2010 has died at a Oaxaca hospital.

Federal officials' tip leads to arson suspect - Los Angeles Times The suspect is Harry Burkhart, a German national who was recognized on a surveillance tape by an official who last saw him in immigration court, where he'd become upset during his mother's deportation hearing.

Who is Shervin Lalezary? He's a good story, is what he is - LA Observed On the Iranian-born Beverly Hills real estate lawyer/Sheriff's reservist credited with stopping Los Angeles arson suspect Harry Burkhart.

Romney pledges to veto federal DREAM Act for immigrants - The Washington Post While campaigning in Iowa, GOP candidate Romney "said outright that he would veto the federal DREAM Act, legislation that would provide a pathway to citizenship for certain undocumented immigrants."

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