Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Immigration courts still behind on caseload, Sergio Romo's 'illegal' t-shirt, more

Immigration judges behind on caseload - Associated Press The Justice Department's Inspector General reports that the federal government is not keeping up with the caseload in the nation's immigration courts, even with more judges. 

Sergio Romo's 'illegal' shirt a showstopper at San Francisco Giants parade - San Jose Mercury News Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo wore a t-shirt that read "I Just Look Illegal" yesterday during the team's World Series victory parade, generating a massive reaction on social media. He's not - he's from Brawley, Calif. 

Grand jury will probe helicopter shooting of immigrants in Texas - Fox News Latino The investigation continues into the fatal Oct. 25 shooting of two undocumented immmigrants following a helicopter pursuit of a pickup truck suspected of carrying drugs. 

How immigration restrictions beget new immigration restricitons - Slate Matthew Yglesias on the complications of the H1-B visa program, and the case for higher levels of immigration at all skill levels vs. only high skill levels. 

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