Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: A growing Latino electorate, detention centers criticized, an immigrant archive project, more

Latino vote could double by 2030 - ABC A new Pew Hispanic Center report projects that Latino voters will make up 40 percent of the growth in the nation's electorate by 2030, nearly doubling the number of  Latino voters. A growing number of younger Latinos becoming eligible to vote is one reason.

Watchdog group's report condemns immigrant detention facilities - Southern California Public Radio A new report from the group Detention Watch Network criticizes ten immigrant detention facilities for their conditions and other issues, including one in Orange, Calif. that federal officials use on a contract basis.

Univision working to create immigration archive - New York Daily News The Spanish-language media company is kicking off a project called "Generacion America," in which Latinos are encouraged to share their stories about arriving and settling in the U.S.

Fed judge OKs SC law allowing immigration checks - ABC A federal judge has upheld a portion of a strict South Carolina anti-illegal immigration law allowing police to check for immigration status, although other parts of the law remain blocked.

Immigrant job creator faces deportation - CNN Israeli immigrant Asaf Darash is fighting deportation despite having started a software company that created 15 jobs in the U.S. Darash initially arrived in the country as a visiting scholar and has tried to stay by trying to obtain a work visa, but the rules haven't worked in his favor.

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