Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Napolitano grilled on 'amnesty,' Alabama immigration law protested, interracial marriage on the rise, more

Napolitano grilled on immigration enforcement - San Antonio Express-News While pushing her budget request before Congress, the Homeland Security chief was grilled by House Republicans who told her they saw President Obama's "policy of selective deportation of unlawful immigrants with criminal records as a program effectively granting amnesty to millions of other undocumented immigrants."

Hundreds rally against Alabama immigration law - BusinessWeek Protesters packed the courtyard of the Alabama Statehouse yesterday to rally against the state's stringent new anti-illegal immigration law, which has prompted a labor shortage. Lawmakers are considering revisions, but not a repeal.

Muslims ask NJ Gov. to investigate NYPD monitoring - Wall Street Journal A coalition of Muslim and civil rights groups is asking Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey to investigate reports of the New York Police Department's undercover surveillance of Muslims in the area.

Interracial Marriage Hits Record High, Driven by Latino Population Growth - Fox News Latino A new report shows that interracial marriages in the U.S. are now at a record 1 in 12 marriages. Latinos and Asians are the most likely to land in an interracial marriage, and black Americans are also marrying outside their own race more often.

Queer In Immigration Detention - Huffington Post A first-person account of being held in a Louisiana immigrant detention facility, with homosexual detainees "mocked, whistled at, and harassed" by other detainees.

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