How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Little relief from deportation reviews, poll shows support for SB 1070, detainee spending cutbacks, more

Few Immigrants See Relief from Deportations In Obama Administration Review - PBS Frontline An investigation shows that of some 300,000 pending deportation cases that the Obama administration began reviewing in November, fewer than 2 percent have been closed so far.

Poll: Most Americans think Arizona immigration law is "about right" - CBS News According to a CBS/New York Times poll conducted in late May-early June, 52 percent of respondents said they thought that Arizona's SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration law "is about right." A third said it went too far, while 11 percent said it "does not go far enough."

House votes to scrap public advocate for illegal immigrants at DHS - The Hill A House-approved Homeland Security spending bill proposes barring DHS from spending money on a newly created "public advocate" position for immigrant detainees, part of a broader detention reform plan the Obama administration launched some time ago.

House Passes Ban on Abortion for Undocumented Immigrants in DHS Bill - Fox News Latino The same Homeland Security spending bill includes a provision that would bar spending on abortions for undocumented immigrant detainees "except in the case of rape, incest or if there life of the mother would be endangered."

Ferrera is getting out the young Latino vote - Politico Actress America Ferrera is promoting “America4America,” a civic engagement campaign put together by the nonprofit advocacy group Voto Latino to get more young Latinos to vote.

Cops by Day, Targets by Night - Village Voice Critics of controversial stop-and-frisk police tactics in New York point out that a large majority of those stopped last year were black or Latino. Among those stopped was a black former NYPD officer.

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