Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In immigration news: Passengers accidentally bypass airport immigration, driver's license ban proposed in GA, Latino health, more

A Delta Air Lines customer checks in curbside in San Francisco. In New York City, international passengers arriving on a Delta flight from London on Monday were accidentally let out of the airport without going through immigration and customs.
A Delta Air Lines customer checks in curbside in San Francisco. In New York City, international passengers arriving on a Delta flight from London on Monday were accidentally let out of the airport without going through immigration and customs. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Delta passengers arriving in New York from London accidentally skip immigration - CBS News Passengers arriving on a Delta flight from London to New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport were reportedly let out of the airport Monday before clearing immigration and customs, after apparently being led through the wrong section of the airport.

Cross-country trek embarks for immigration reform - Los Angeles Daily News Immigrant activists boarded buses for a cross-country trip to push for immigration reform. Traveling on two buses with different stops planned, they hope "to urge locals from San Francisco to New Jersey and from San Diego to Virginia, to demand action from their congressional representatives." The trip will end with a rally in early April at the National Mall.

Georgia bill: Ban driver’s licenses for immigrants without legal status - Atlanta Journal-Constitution A Republican-sponsored Georgia state bill would deny driver's licenses to young immigrants who have been granted temporary legal status through deferred action, and to others with temporary permission to live and work in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons. The state currently allows deferred action recipients to apply for driver's licenses.

National study finds US Latinos prone to developing Type 2 diabetes - Southern California Public Radio Initial findings from a major nationwide study of more than 16,000 Latinos around the country have been released by the National Institutes of Health. Among other things, 1 in 3 people had pre-diabetes; among those who already had the disease, only half had it under control. The study also found that different Latino national-origin groups were affected by certain illnesses in different ways.

Does riding the commuter rail change attitudes on immigration? - Boston Globe A recent study conducted on Boston-area commuter rail platforms, "finds that mixing with people of different ethnic backgrounds can influence social acceptance, at first for the worse, but then for the better."

Study finds 125,000 immigrant youth with “Deferred Action” may be eligible for Medi-Cal - UC Berkeley News According to two new reports from the University of California, up to 125,000 young immigrants with temporary legal status granted under deferred action are estimated to be eligible for health care through the state Medi-Cal program.

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