Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Asians now make up biggest group of new immigrants, the legality of Obama's deferred action move, more

In a Shift, Biggest Wave of Migrants is Now Asian - New York Times As migration from Latin America has slowed, immigrants from Asia have now surpassed Latinos as the biggest group of new immigrants. More Asian immigrants came to the U.S. than did Latinos in 2010, according to a new study, which took in both authorized and unauthorized migration.

Was Obama’s move on immigration legal? Lawyers' memo makes the case - Christian Science Monitor An interesting take on a memo written more than a year ago by federal government lawyers, which argued that there is historical precedent for President Obama's decision not to pursue deportation for some young undocumented immigrants.

Ex-Rutgers student convicted in webcam spying case won't be deported - Washington Post Federal immigration officials say that 20-year-old Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers University student convicted of using a webcam to spy on his roommate, will not be deported to his native India. His roommate Tyler Clementi, who was gay, committed suicide after he was recorded kissing a man.

Poll: Obama gets big boost from immigration decision - MSNBC A new poll suggests that Latino voters in battleground states are viewing President Obama in a more favorable light after he announced that he'd allow young undocumented immigrants to apply for deferred action, which would temporarily keep them from being deported.

Obama's deportation stay late for some immigrants - The Hour The stories of recently deported young undocumented immigrants, some of whom would have been eligible for deferred action under the Obama administration's newly announced immigration plan.

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