Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Healthcare for undocumented restaurant workers, two shootings involving ICE agents, more

Program offers healthcare for illegal restaurant workers in L.A. - Los Angeles Times A restaurant workers' group and a community clinic are starting a pilot program to provide health coverage to undocumented immigrants, who are ineligible under federal health care reform. It's believed to the first of its kind in the country and will offer coverage to uninsured restaurant workers.

ICE agent shot and killed in Carson - Los Angeles Times A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was fatally shot by his son in a domestic dispute in Carson, Calif. last night; in another shooting this morning in Petaluma, Calif., three ICE agents were shot and wounded while serving a federal warrant.

Illinois Moves to Bar Privately Run Immigration Jail - Fox News Latino An Illinois House legislative committee has voted in support of a bill that would block the construction of a privately run immigrant detention center in Crete, a municipality 37 miles south of Chicago.

Police Identify White Supremacist As Shooter In Arizona Murder-Suicide - Fronteras Desk Police have identified the gunman who killed four people, among them a small child, before killing himself in a murder-suicide in Arizona yesterday as J.T. Ready. He was the founder of the U.S. Border Guard, a militia-style border vigilante group.

George Zimmerman's MySpace Page Unearthed - Talking Points Memo On his old MySpace page Zimmerman, on trial for shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida last February, wrote about what he missed and didn't miss after moving from Manassas, Va.: “I dont miss driving around scared to hit mexicans walkin on the side of the street, soft ass wanna be thugs messin with peoples cars when they aint around..."

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