How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Calif. immigrant driver's license becomes law, TRUST Act vetoed, more

Brown signs bill allowing young immigrants to get driver's licenses - San Jose Mercury News In a last-minute flurry of bill signings and vetoes on deadline last night, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that will allow young undocumented immigrants who qualify for temporary legal status under deferred action to apply for a driver's license. 

Jerry Brown vetoes 'Trust Act' bill targeting immigration holds - ABC At the same time, Gov. Brown vetoed a controversial bill that would have limited cooperation between California state and local police and federal immigration authorities, limiting who local cops could hold at the request of immigration agents.

US immigration chief: Same-sex ties are family ties - NBC  Same-sex relationships will be considered “family relationships” in immigration proceedings, according to announcement late last week from Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. It could give many binational couples relief from deportation.

Why Latinos are key in election - CNN An opinion piece explains why there is such a strong focus on the Latino electorate in 2012.

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