Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: State immigration initiatives, Californians more tolerant of undocumented, deferred action skeptics, more

Gay marriage, pot, immigration among ballot issues - ABC There are measures addressing these issues in several states, including a Montana immigration initiative calling for voters to have proof of citizenship, and a Maryland measure proposing in-state tuition for undocumented college students. 

California voters more tolerant of illegal immigrants, poll finds - Los Angeles Times It's been almost 20 years since California voters aproved barring undocumented immigrant from public services under Proposition 187, which later failed in the courts. Since then, Californians have become more tolerant toward these immigrants, according to a new University of Southern California/Los Angeles Times poll.

Immigration training costs Arizona $640,000 - Associated Press Police in Arizona have reportedly spent hundreds of thousands training cops on how to enforce the 2010 anti-illegal immigration law SB 1070, "despite claims from supporters that it wasn’t going to cost much extra for the state’s 15,000 officers to carry out the statute."

Young immigrants wary about delayed deportation policy - Fox News Latino While a growing number of young people have been applying for temporary legal status under deferred action, a new Obama administration program for undocumented immigrants who arrived here under age 16, some remain skeptical.

Latino Mormons' history intertwined with Romney family - Public Radio International The first Mormon missionaries went to Mexico in the late 1800s, around the time some U.S. Mormons were moving there to escape polygamy laws. These included GOP presidential canditate Mitt Romney's ancestors. Mexican Mormons who have since moved north have brought their faith with them.

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