Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: A more lenient LAPD impound policy, interior repatriations to Mexico, Alabama law heads to court, more

LAPD: New impound law shows 'compassion' for illegal immigrants - Los Angeles Times The Los Angeles Police Commission has approved a controversial plan to limit the way in which police impound the cars of unlicensed drivers, many of whom in the city are undocumented immigrants.

US to Deport Mexican Immigrants to Home States Instead of Border - Fox News Latino The plan calls for flying migrants from Mexico caught at the border back to their home states, rather than repatriating them at the border, where many are victimized by criminals.

Romney's at odds with Mormon Church on immigration - The Sacramento Bee The Mormon Church supported legislation in Utah last year that would allow some undocumented immigrants to stay in the state; some point to GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tougher position on immigration as not being in line with that of his church.

Alabama's immigration policy heads to court - Reuters Tomorrow, a federal appeals court in Atlanta, Georgia will hear arguments over whether the state of Alabama has the right to implement its own tough anti-illegal immigration measures. A strict new state law took effect in September.

Fremont Wrestles with Immigration - Omaha World-Herald The City Council in Fremont, Nebraska has voted to begin enforcing part of a local ordinance partially blocked in court. Starting May 4, employers will have to verify new hires' work authorization, but landlords won't be asked to turn away undocumented renters.

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