How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Deferred action application process begins, OC Muslim spying case, English-language content for Latinos, more

Program providing protection for young immigrants launched - CNN Starting today, young undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. before age 16 and meet several other strict criteria may begin applying for deferred action, a form of temporary legal status under a new Obama administration policy.

L.A. Now Live: FBI Muslim spying vs. personal liberties - Los Angeles Times A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against the federal government and the FBI alleging the agency spied on Muslims in Orange County via an informant. The judge ruled that "allowing the suit to go forward would risk divulging sensitive state secrets."

Meet Elvis: The virtual border official who knows if you're lying - CNN In Nogales, Arizona, border officials are testing a lie-detecting virtual border official nicknamed "Elvis," who "uses sensors to screen passengers for unusual physiological responses to questioning -- which can indicate a subject is lying."

SFPD underreports Latino, Asian arrests - San Francisco Chronicle According to an investigation, records indicate that the San Francisco Police Department has been keeping erroneous statistics on the arrest rates of Asians and Latinos in the city for years, classifying Latino suspects arrested as "white' and Asian American suspects as "other."

The Next Frontier In TV: English News For Latinos - NPR Part of a series on how major U.S. networks are trying new approaches to reach a growing Latino audience, including news content for Latinos in English. The approach recognizes subsequent generations of Latinos, beyond first-generation immigrants.

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