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How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: The candidates on immigration, 'anti-jihad' ads, Vargas driver's license arrest, Cesar Chavez monument, more

Obama and Romney on the issues: Immigration - Washington Post A point-by-point comparison of where the two presidential candidates stand on deportation, skilled foreign workers, the Dream Act and state immigration laws.

ICE decides not to detain Jose Antonio Vargas - Politico It doesn't appear that undocumented activist and former Washington Post reporter Jose Antonio Vargas will face immigration consequences after he was arrested for driving without a valid license on Friday in Minnesota. A federal official confirmed that Vargas "was not arrested by ICE and no detainer was issued.”

US immigraton program causes extra school work - Seattle Times The school district in Yakima, Washington is just one of many around the country facing heavy paperwork requests as deferred action applicants seek transcripts and other records to prove they have been in the U.S. for five years. 

With Cesar Chavez monument, Obama reaches out to Latinos - Los Angeles Times President Obama will be stopping in the town of Keene, Calif. today to dedicate the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument, "the nation's first such site to honor a contemporary Mexican American." Some also see it as part Obama's campaign outreach to Latinos. 

Controversial anti-jihad ads to appear in metro today - DCist After a heated legal battle, ads from a pro-Israel activist group referring to "the civilized man" versus "the savage" will begin appearing in four Washington, D.C. Metro stations. The ads have also appeared in New York and San Francisco.

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