Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: DHS to track who leaves U.S., Brewer complains about border, immigrant law school grad can't practice, more

DHS finalizing plan for exit system - The Associated Press Homeland Security officials plan to soon present to Congress a biometric data system that will track when immigrants and visitors to the U.S. leave the country. The system would address the difficulty in tracking visa overstays.

Arizona Governor Blasts Feds Over Immigration Woes - ABC News At a border security expo held in Phoenix, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer criticized the federal government for "failing to secure the U.S.-Mexico border."

Mexican immigrant with NYC law degree is in limbo - Wall Street Journal Cesar Vargas, who was brought illegally to the U.S. at age 5, passed the New York bar exam last year. But he hasn't been able to adjust his immigration status, so he can't work as an attorney.

Sarkozy courts French far-right talking about immigration, halal meat, Christian roots- Reuters Competing against a far-right candidate as he runs for re-election, French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been taking a harder line on immigration and immigrants, "pledging to cut the number of immigrants and calling for clear labelling of halal meat."

Florida Valedictorian Wins Deportation Fight - For Now - Fox News Latino A Miami high school valedictorian with a 67.7 grade point average has been granted a two-year reprieve from deportation. Daniela Pelaez, 18, was set to be deported to Colombia, which she left at age 4.

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