How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: A proposed ban on undocumented students in GA, ICE shooting in Long Beach, Gingrich woos minorities, more

Senators: ban illegal immigrants from state colleges, universities - Atlanta Journal-Constitution A group of Republican lawmakers is proposing legislation that would ban undocumented students from the state's public colleges and universities. Their bill proposes that colleges to run applicants’ names through a federal database to determine if they have legal immigration status.

ICE agents exchange gunfire, killing one and wounding another - Los Angeles Times The shooting in took place yesterday evening in the Glenn M. Anderson Federal Building in Long Beach. A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent reportedly shot and wounded his supervisor over a dispute, then was killed by another agent.

Newt Gingrich's California Factor - ABC News Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has spent a good chunk of his time Los Angeles this week going after minority voters, meeting with Latinos in El Monte on Tuesday and visiting the Korea Times newspaper yesterday.

US to Pay $11 Million to Families of Women Killed by Immigration Agent - Fox News Latino A 2009 high-speed pursuit by an immigration agent resulted in an accident that killed three women; the federal government will now pay $11 million to the women's families.

Mexican president unveils 'No More Weapons!' billboard on US border - The Washington Post The sign is made with crushed firearms and weights three tons, and was put up near an international bridge in Ciudad Juarez where can be seen from the U.S. Guns smuggled into Mexico from the U.S., which has more lenient gun laws, are used in cartel killings.

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