Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Immigrants spared deportation living in limbo, jury award in hijab discrimination case, more

Deportation cases halted, but illegal immigrants lives remain on hold - Atlanta Journal-Constitution People whose deportation cases are being shelved following a federal review of the immigration court system have been spared from removal, but they don't get legal status and still can't work, so they continue in limbo.

Traffic Stop Highlights Arizona Law - Wall Street Journal The arrest, detention and release of the undocumented immigrant wife of a U.S. soldier, pulled over last week for making an illegal turn, is "a real-world example to the courtroom debate" about how Arizona's SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration law could play out.

Nigerian immigrant faces deportation - Chicago Tribune Nursing assistant Eugene Peba has been seeking political asylum in the U.S. since 2005. He was picked up Thursday by immigration officials, after his latest attempt to obtain a green card was denied.

Muslim woman wins $5 million in punitive damages from AT&T in workplace discrimination suit - Washington Post A jury has awarded Susann Bashir $5 million in punitive damages plus lost wages in a discrimination lawsuit, in which she alleged that her boss snatched her head scarf and exposed her hair.

Swede charged in immigrant shootings - Fox News Prosecutors in Sweden have charged 40-year-old Peter Mangs with three counts of murder and 12 counts of attempted murder in a string of shootings last fall; many of his victims were immigrants, although the prosecution didn't cite a clear motive.

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