How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Civil rights march protests Alabama law, man dies after accidental deportation, a valedictorian fights to stay, mo

Marchers honor historic Alabama trek to protest voter ID law – USA Today The planned five-day march by demonstrators that began yesterday commemorates the historic 1965 civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, this time in protest of a strict new state anti-illegal immigration law.

Georgia to Take Up Bill Barring Undocumented Immigrants From Colleges - Fox News Latino The Georgia senate is expected to take up a bill that would would prohibit undocumented immigrants from studying at state colleges, universities and technical schools.

Honduran LA resident accidentally deported, then dies in prison fire - Southern California Public Radio Nelson Avila-Lopez, who died in a Honduran prison fire that recently killed 358 inmates, had been accidentally deported to Honduras in October after a judge halted his deportation. Immigration officials say there was apparently a breakdown in communication.

North Miami High valedictorian set for deportation continues fight to stay - Miami Herald South Florida lawmakers have been rallying behind 18-year-old Daniela Pelaez, who has a 6.7 grade point average. She is set to be deported to Colombia, from where she arrived at age 4.

NY woman accused of keeping illegal house servant - Wall Street Journal According to a criminal complaint, a woman from India was induced by her employer in upstate New York to overstay her visa and was mistreated and severely underpaid, working about 17 hours a day.

blog comments powered by Disqus