Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Secure Communities spreads, AL farmers prepare for immigrant labor shortage, 'zero tolerance' border policies, mor

Fingerprints Program Stirs Wide Dissent - Wall Street Journal Federal immigration officials are continuing to roll out the controversial Secure Communities fingerprint-sharing program; New York State is next, in spite of protest from state and local officials.

Alabama farmers scale back as immigrant help flees - Associated Press Facing another labor shortage in the wake of a strict state anti-illegal immigration law, some Alabama farmers say they are planting less produce rather than risk having crops spoil in the field for a second year.

Sweden trial of sniper who shot immigrants begins - Reuters Swedish prosecutors have charged accused killer Peter Mangs with three murders and 12 attempted murders; most of the victims he is charged with shooting in Malmo, Sweden were immigrants.

Corruption flows freely along U.S.-Mexico border - Los Angeles Times In south Texas, nine law enforcement officers have been charged with allowing guns or drugs to be smuggled across the border between Laredo and Brownsville in the last year and a half.

'Zero tolerance' on immigrants praised but not by all - San Antonio Express-News On the back-and-forth over Operation Streamline, a “zero tolerance” policy used along stretches of the southern border in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona that pushes criminal prosecution for illegal border crossers. Some legislators want to expand the program. 

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