How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In immigration news: Reform and the primaries, the unaccompanied minors crisis, Supreme Court rules on 'aging out,' more

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Immigration's Primary Effect Muted - Wall Street Journal While many Republican lawmakers still shy away from embracing immigration reform, "primary season is showing that support isn't necessarily a career-ending move, nor is opposition a clear path to the nomination. That could factor into the decision by House GOP leaders on whether to move broad immigration legislation this year."

More undocumented children arrive in Arizona in DHS bid to relieve crowding - CNN From the story: "More than 100 undocumented children without families were expected to arrive in Arizona from south Texas on Sunday as part of a federal transport of underage immigrants to the state by the Department of Homeland Security...Last week, nearly 1,000 'unaccompanied alien children' had already arrived in Tucson and Phoenix from places like McAllen and El Paso." Many are being held in a makeshift facility in Nogales, Arizona.

Illegal immigration: how 'humanitarian crisis' on border could hurt Obama - Christian Science Monitor More on the growing number of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, the majority of them fleeing violence and poverty in Central America. In addition to a makeshift shelter in Arizona, the federal government has opened two emergency shelters at military bases, one in Texas and the other in Ventura County, California.

Supreme Court Rules Some Kids Must Restart Immigration Process At Age 21 - NPR The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that some immigrant children who "age out" of their parents' pending immigration petition once they turn 21 must start the process over on their own.

Disappointed Immigration Applicants Sue Canada - New York Times More than 1,400 Chinese plaintiffs are suing the Canadian government, asking to be compensated for what they allege is a failure by Canadian authorities to process their immigrant investor applications "within the promised time frame." The immigrant investor program was canceled earlier this year.

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