How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In immigration news: Undocumented law grad awaits Calif. court response, Rubio details his reform plan, more

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The California Supreme Court is weighing whether the State Bar has the authority to license an undocumented immigrant.

Rubio outlines elements of his immigration plan - New York Times Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida told the Times that his plan would provide a temporary “nonimmigrant visa” to undocumented immigrants, but that they could apply for permanent legal status after waiting a “significant but reasonable” period. His proposal would also call for more border and workplace enforcement. 

Immigration poll: Majority of voters support pathway to citizenship - Huffington Post According to one recently released poll, "a majority of voters support immigration reform that would give a pathway to citizenship to undocumented immigrants, bolstering the idea that such a bill could be viable politically."

Undocumented immigrant seeking to practice law awaits California Supreme Court ruling - Southern California Public Radio Sergio Garcia passed the State Bar exam on his first try, but he can't obtain his license to practice law because he was brought to the U.S. illegally as an infant. If the state's highest court grants him the right to practice, it would set a precedent.

3 sentenced in immigration scam for faking Cuban birth certificates - CNN A federal judge in Florida has sentenced three people on immigration fraud charges; they are accused of selling forged Cuban birth certificates to non-Cuban undocumented immigrants. The ploy took advantage of federal policy that allows most Cubans who make it to U.S. soil to stay.

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