How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: A tentative return for some to Alabama, day laborers meet in L.A., parts of Neb. immigration ordinance struck, mor

Uncertainty lingers in wake of Alabama immigration law – USA Today Some immigrants have reportedly been returning to Alabama, but with an appeals court hearing on parts of the law planned March 1, many of Alabama's Latino immigrants are living "with one foot out of the state, ready to flee for good," one of them said.

National gathering in L.A. spotlights plight of day laborers - Los Angeles Times Hundreds of day laborers and former day laborers have gathered in downtown Los Angeles for a weeklong conference "to measure their progress since day laborers began a concerted effort to organize themselves two decades ago." The program will also cover immigration issues.

Nebraska: Mixed Ruling on Immigration Crackdown - New York Times A federal judge has ruled against parts of a city ordinance in Fremont, Nebraska that would have banned the hiring of undocumented immigrants and prohibited landlords from renting to them. But some provisions, like one requiring employers to verify work authorization, were upheld.

Feds Asked to Investigate Allegations Arizona Sheriff Threatened Ex-Lover with Deportation - Fox News Latino A Latino organization is asking the federal Justice Department to investigate allegations that Sheriff Paul Babeu of Pinal County, Arizona threatened his immigrant ex-lover with deportation if he went public with their relationship.

Immigrants will be expected to speak English and champion British culture - The Telegraph Under a new British government plan, children will be taught a “common culture,” and immigrants "will be expected to speak English."

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