How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Tonight's Arizona debate, retirement and minorities, Redondo Beach day labor ordinance rejected, more

Debate could focus on immigration to famous finger-wagging incident - East Valley Tribune Immigration and border security will likely get attention during tonight's Republican presidential candidates' debate in Arizona, among other things. So might the state's relationship with the federal government, most recently exemplified by Gov. Jan Brewer's airport scuffle with President Obama.

It's Much Harder for Black and Latino Workers to Retire, Study Finds - ColorLines A new UC Berkeley report adds to the existing data on black and Latino seniors, who tend to rely more heavily on Social Security and have less retirement income than white retirees.

Supreme Court rejects Redondo Beach appeal on day laborer law - Los Angeles Times The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against a Redondo Beach ordinance that sought to prohibit day laborers seeking work from gathering on street corners, and threatened them with arrest.

Woman in El Paso, Texas, hit by bullet from Juarez, Mexico is 1st cross-border shooting victim - The Washington Post A 48-year-old woman pushing a stroller in downtown El Paso was struck in the calf by an assault rifle round that apparently came from Juarez, where police were involved in a shootout with carjackers close to the border.

Judge delays ruling on Utah immigration law - Salt Lake Tribune A federal judge has said that he won't rule on an enforcement-only Utah anti-illegal immigration law until the U.S. Supreme Court makes a decision this year on Arizona's SB 1070.

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