How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Romney's immigration tone changes in Fla., resistance to new detention center, Demián Bichir gets Oscar nod, more

Romney Sidesteps Tough Immigration Talk in Florida - New York Times In spite of talk of "self-deportation," Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney generally portrayed less of a tough immigration stance than he has so far in other states, keeping in mind Florida's large Latino population.

Immigrant lockup a tough sell - Chicago Tribune U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has chosen the small Illinois town of Crete as the possible site of a new privately run immigrant detention center, but there is opposition.

In Police Training, a Dark Film on U.S. Muslims - New York Times A controversial film called “The Third Jihad” was shown to more than a thousand officers as part of their training with the New York Police Department, according to police documents.

Demián Bichir on Oscar nod: Hopefully, now you'll see the movie - CNN The Mexican actor has received an Academy Awards nomination for his role as an undocumented father in "A Better Life."

Democrats introducing immigration law repeal - Deseret News In Arizona, Democratic state Sen. Steve Gallardo announced yesterday that he is introducing a bill to repeal the state's SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration law, parts of which remain temporarily blocked by a federal judge.

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