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How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In immigration news: SCOTUS takes affirmative action case, a video gamer's unusual DACA story, more

The U.S. Supreme Court is again taking on an affirmative action case, this time related to a 2006 Michigan voter referendum.
The U.S. Supreme Court is again taking on an affirmative action case, this time related to a 2006 Michigan voter referendum. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Supreme Court to wade into affirmative action - again - USA Today The high court has agreed to hear a case involving a 2006 Michigan referendum prohibiting use of racial preferences in state university admissions and government hiring.  The court is still to decide on an affirmative action case involving the University of Texas. 

Sheboygan man's video game history helps him stay in U.S. - Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel How video game fan Jose Muñoz's records of purchases and video activity helped him document his time living in the United States when applying for deferred action. The Wisconsin 25-year-old arrived in the U.S. with his family when he was a year old. 

At naturalization ceremony, Obama makes immigration push - CBS News Speaking at a naturalization ceremony in the White House Monday, President Obama spoke of a "broken" immigration system and that "the time has come to fix it once and for all." Immigration reform proposals from the Senate and House are expected soon.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg eyes political push on immigration - Politico The Facebook CEO is reportedly "joining with other executives to form an issues advocacy organization, with an initial focus on comprehensive immigration reform, according to sources familiar with the discussions."

Most Californians favor citizenship path for illegal immigrants - Los Angeles Times According to a new University of Southern California/Los Angeles Times poll of California voters, "about two-thirds of survey respondents said illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay with eventual citizenship rights."  Only 19 percent said undocumented immigrants should have to leave the country. 

Asian Americans attack cultural labels at summit on stereotypes - Los Angeles Times The daylong event Saturday in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo addressed negative stereotypes ranging "from sexless nerds to predatory temptresses," perpetuated in entertainment and mass media.

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