How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this (late) morning: SB 1070's 'papers please' provision gets green light, an undocumented speaker at DNC, more

Police in legal minefield on Ariz. immigration law - CBS News A federal judge has cleared the way for a contested provision of SB 1070 allowing police to check for immigration status to take effect. But the stage is set for future legal challenges.

A 'Dreamer' Addresses the Democratic Convention - New York Times On the speech at the Democratic National Convention yesterday by young undocumented activist Benita Veliz, "the highest profile public appearance to date by an immigrant from that movement."

Undocumented immigrants face arrest as they proclaim, 'No papers, no fear' - ABC 15 The story of the young immigrant activists aboard the "Undocubus," who left Phoenix July 29 on a cross-country tour concluding in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Democratic National Convention.

At least 30 children among 60 dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey - NBC World News At least 60 migrants, more than half of them children, died after an overcrowded vessel sank just off the western Aegean coast of Turkey. Most victims were Palestinian; there were also reports of Syrian and Iraqi citizens on board. 

California's undocumented immigrant driver's license bill: What it does, who it benefits - Southern California Public Radio A bill that is on its way to the governor's office in California would grant driver's licenses to young undocumented immigrants who qualify for temporary legal status under the new federal deferred action policy.

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