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How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: No deportation for DNC protesters, immigrants found adrift at sea, Julian Castro and the Obama campaign, more,

No deportation for illegal immigrants arrested at DNC - USA Today Immigration officials say they won't take action against 10 immigrant protesters arrested Tuesday for blocking traffic near the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. They were protesting the Obama administration's deportation record.

What Julian Castro can do for Obama - CNN An opinion piece on DNC keynote speaker and San Antonio mayor Julian Castro, a Mexican American grandson of immigrants and the first Latino to deliver a keynote speech at the convention.

Immigrants adrift 3 days before found by boater - Sacramento Bee A disabled boat carrying 12 undocumented immigrants reportedly drifted for three days before it was found near Oceanside. Authorities said the boat left Rosarito Beach in Baja California on Friday and was headed for Long Beach before the boat developed problems.

Judge rules against Florida policy linking tuition to parents' immigration status - McClatchy A federal judge in Miami has ruled that "the state is discriminating against potentially thousands of U.S. citizens who live in Florida, by charging them higher out-of-state tuition as nonresident students simply because their parents may lack legal U.S. residency."

Capitol Alert: Latinos, Asian-Americans still lag in California voter registration - Sacramento Bee According to a new UC Davis study, Latinos and Asian Americans together account for more than half of California's 38 million residents, but make up less than 30 percent of California voters.

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