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How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: GOP pushes economy to Latinos at convention, child deportees on their own, Arizona's own border fence, more

GOP Convention: At First Latino Press Conference, it's the Economy vs Immigration - Fox News Latino While Spanish-language media pressed on immigration, "in the first Republican National Convention daily briefing for Latino press, the RNC and campaign of presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney stressed the need to revitalize the economy."

Young and Alone, Facing Court and Deportation - New York Times Immigration courts are dealing with "an unexpected surge" of children who traveled to the U.S. without their parents and were caught trying to enter illegally. Some are as young as six. And because there is no provision for public counsel, many face court without a lawyer.

New border fence: Arizona plans its own 200-mile fence - Christian Science Monitor Members of an Arizona legislative advisory committee are raising money to build a 200-mile stretch of border fence. So far, they have only raised 10 percent of the $2.8 million they will need.

Latino Decisions tracking poll: Obama up 39 - Politico The latest voter tracking poll shows GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's popularity among Latino voters continuing to slip.

Immigration: Who The U.S. Lets In, And Why - NPR Compared with other developed countries, the U.S. mostly allows in family members of people who are already in the country, while other countries prioritize letting in workers.

African Immigrants Talk About Life in Beijing - Voice of America News As Chinese companies have invested in Africa in recent years and economic ties grow, more African immigrants have landed in China, where they are assimilating into a culture very different from their own.

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