How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Ex-president Bush urges immigration reform, border searches challenged, solving the 'demographics problem,' more

George W. Bush urges 'benevolent' immigration reform debate - The Hill During a speech in Dallas, the Republican former U.S. president urged comprehensive immigration reform, saying there should be 'a benevolent spirit' to the debate.

Solving America's demographics problem is only hard if you rule out immigration - The Atlantic The nation's birthrate is at its lowest since 1920, Baby Boomers are retiring, and there are projections of a dwinding work force as the number of non-working seniors rises in the future. Is allowing in more immigrants a solution?

Romney staffer: We didn't have to shift right on immigration - Washington Post During a forum discussion last week, former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign manager Matt Rhoades said that Romney's shift to the right on immigration, made while he was campaigning against Texas Gov. Rick Perry, "was unnecessary."

Border agents' power to search devices is finding increasing challenges in court - New York Times "Several court cases seek to limit the ability of border agents to search, copy and even seize travelers’ laptops, cameras and phones without suspicion of illegal activity."

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