How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Romney says he'll honor DACA reprieves, activist group's TV spot pits black voters vs. immigrants, more

Romney says he would honor reprieves granted by Obama - New York Times Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told reporters this week that he "would not cancel temporary reprieves from deportation that President Obama is granting to hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants." The new Obama policy is known as as deferred action.

Florida weighs case of illegal immigrant who passed bar exam - Reuters Florida's Supreme Court is weighing the case of a 26-year-old law school graduate who passed the state bar exam, but who is in the U.S. illegally. Jose Manuel Godinez-Samperio overstayed a temporary visa with his parents after arriving in the country as a child.

Decline in immigrant entrepreneurship threatens US competitiveness - Washington Post According to a new survey, the percentage of new companies founded by foreign-born individuals has slipped to 24.3 percent from 25.3 percent during the past six years.

Immigration-rights activists criticize Gov. Brown's veto of Trust Act - Los Angeles Times Several advocacy groups gathered in downtown Los Angeles yesterday to protest California Gov. Jerry Brown's veto of several bills, including one that would have limited who local cops can hold for immigration agents, and others that would have provided rights for domestic and agricultural workers.

New ad pits African Americans against immigrants - The Hill The new TV spot, set to air during tonight's presidential debate, portrays a black family with the man complaining of being laid off and saying "Let's slow down mass immigration and save jobs for Americans — all Americans." It is sponsored by Numbers USA, an anti-illegal immigration activist group whose director is white.

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