How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: SB 1070 'papers please' provision gets green light, Romney's 'born in Mexico' comment, Texas rental ban, more

Arizona immigrants craft response to 'show me your papers' law - Christian Science Monitor A federal judge ruled yesterday that a controversial provision of Arizona's SB 1070, which allows local cops to check for immigration status, may be enforced. In response, immigrant advocates have put together an education campaign advising undocumented immigrants to divulge only minimal information when pulled over.

SB 1070 'papers please' provision to go into effect - what now? - Southern California Public Radio Although a judge has cleared the way for Section 2(B) of the 2010 Arizona anti-illegal immigration law, chances are that the legal challenges are far from over. One legal expert, who supports the law, provides his take on what to expect next.

Romney better off as Latino? - CNN An opinion piece on Romney's videotaped comment, which is drawing heated reaction. As transcribed: "My dad, as you probably know, was the governor of Michigan and was the head of a car company. But he was born in Mexico ... and had he been born of Mexican parents, I'd have a better shot at winning this."

Texas town's rental ban to get second hearing - CBS The Dallas suburb of Farmers Branch was sued four years ago after passing an ordinance allowing for the eviction of undocumented immigrant renters. The case will now go before a federal appeals court comprised largely of conservative judges.

Google says it won't take down anti-Muslim clip - WHEC Google is reportedly refusing a request from the Obama administration to take down an anti-Muslim video on YouTube that has prompted deadly violence in the Middle East, although access to the video is being restricted in some countries.

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