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How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Cuba eases exit visa restriction, immigration and tonight's presidential debate, more

Cuba eases exit visa requirements for most of its citizens - NPR The Cuban government has announced that it will no longer require Cubans to apply for an exit visa to travel outside the country, something that has impeded Cubans from going abroad for more than 50 years. 

In Fla., Romney raises immigration issue - The Hill In Florida over the weekend, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said he "would raise the issue of immigration reform during the next presidential debate," which takes place tonight. The issue wasn't discussed in the last debate.

Why Hoftstra is the perfect place to talk about immigration - ABC If immigration does come up during tonight's debate in Long Island, NY, the setting could be ideal. From the story: "In many ways, Long Island, America's first suburb, is the quintessential example of how America is being shaped by Latino immigration."

Miami, San Jose and L.A. have biggest shares of immigrants - Bizjournals Census figures place the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area as being home to the largest share of foreign born residents, followed by San Jose and Los Angeles. 

Los Angeles mayor wants ID card that doubles as prepaid debit card - ABC More on a proposed city identification card that would be available to undocumented immigrants, which a Los Angeles City Council committee is set to consider today. San Francisco and Oakland are among the cities that have similar ID cards.

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