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How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Nevada's Latino voters up next, Alabama law's costs, lawsuit alleges Latino voters wronged in Florida, more

Political Wisdom: Lessons From Florida - Wall Street Journal  A post-mortem on yesterday's Florida presidential primary, including a look at the dynamics of the Latino voters in the state who supported Republican front-runner Mitt Romney. Now it's on to Nevada, where the state's Mexican American voters may not be as welcoming next Saturday.

Much unsaid as Mitt Romney cites his tie to Mexico - Boston Globe Several times lately in the campaign, GOP presidential candidate and Massachusetts ex-governor Mitt Romney has been bringing up the fact that his father was born in Mexico. He seldom talked about it publicly in the past.

After Workers Are Fired, an Immigration Debate Roils California Campus - New York Times The firing of 17 campus workers at Pomona College who couldn't produce appropriate documentation after an audit has led to a debate over immigration enforcement on campus, with "some students, faculty and alumni accusing the administration and the board of directors of betraying the college’s ideals."

Alabama immigration crackdown costs state up to $11 bln: study - Chicago Tribune A new study concludes that Alabama's recently enacted anti-illegal immigration bill, which prompted an exodus of workers, has already cost the state's economy up to $10.8 billion.

Colbert predicts Romney and Gringrich will ignore Latinos after Fla. primary - MSNBC During his show last night, taped before the polls closed in Florida, comic Stephen Colbert of "The Colbert Report" predicted that after the Florida primary, both GOP front runners Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich would be "going back to ignoring Latinos."

Lawsuit Alleges Republican Primary Penalties Dilutes Hispanic Vote - WUSF A group representing Latino voters in Florida has sued the Republican National Committee, alleging that moving the state's primary election to January has diluted the Latino vote.

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