How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In immigration news: What happens next in reform debate, snags in the House, immigrant unemployment, more

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The Senate, the House, and the alternatives: What's next for immigration reform - Southern California Public Radio Highlights from the state of the debate and where immigration reform proposals might go from here, as the House continues to struggle with an agreement and the Senate bill approved in committee this week moves to the floor.

Three things blocking immigration reform in the House - ABC News/Univision Negotiations over a promised comprehensive immigration reform bill in the House have not gone well this week. There have been partisan divides over a number of issues, including whether newly legalized immigrants should be able to participate in a federal health insurance program under health care reform.

Groups look for next step in delicate immigration reform dance - NBC News Groups hoping to still have their concerns met in the Senate immigration reform bill plan to push for more changes, which are still possible as the bill heads to the full Senate for a vote next month.

Unemployment rate of immigrants the same as native-born - CNN Money From the story: "The unemployment rate of immigrants fell to 8.1% in 2012, the same as the jobless level for people born in America. This marks the first time in several years that immigrants have not had a higher jobless rate."

Charlie Sheen Changes Name Back to Carlos Estevez — Us Weekly: The latest twist in the Charlie Sheen saga  is a semi-interesting one: The actor is reportedly being billed as Carlos Estevez in the new "Machete" sequel. Sheen's father, Martin Sheen, was born Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estevez but took a non-ethnic-sounding professional name.

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