How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Deferred action applications, a Canadian start-up visa, city ID cards for immigrants debated, more

Program offering immigrants reprieve is off to quick start - New York Times Some 72,000 young undocumented immigrants have filed applications for deferred action, a form of temporary legal status, since the program's application process kicked off a month ago. The number is somewhat lower than anticipated.

Canada to create visa to attract start-up entrepreneurs - Reuters Canadian officials plan to create a new visa that would be issued to foreigners identified by venture capital funds as candidates for launching start-up companies.

Alabama wants appeals court to reconsider school ruling in immigraiton law battle - al.com Alabama officials are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider blocked provisions of its stringent anti-illegal immigration law, including one that would have public schools collect students' immigration data.

A city ID card for undocumented immigrants: How would it work? - Southern California Public Radio As Los Angeles city officials consider a library card that could serve as an official alternative ID card for undocumented immigrants and allow them to use it  for banking, how does this plan compare with similar programs in other cities? 

Salvadoran accused in 1989 deaths of 6 Jesuits admits lying to US - Fox News Latino Inocente Orlando Montano, a former high-ranking military official, was one of 20 Salvadorans indicted in Spain last year for alleged roles in the killing of six Jesuit priests during that country's civil war. He was arrested last year on immigration charges after having lived in the Boston area for about a decade. 

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