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Leslie Berestein Rojas
Immigration and Emerging Communities Reporter
Southern California is home to many new immigrants -- about a third of L.A. County residents are foreign born. Immigrants are creating an evolving definition of "American." I will deepen the understanding of how immigrants are changing the region and how L.A. changes immigrants.
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Residents concerned about the impending expiration of a fast food moratorium in South Los Angeles gathered at the Second African Methodist Episcopal Church to explore how to promote and adopt a healthy lifestyle in a region short of healthy options.
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Buenos días. Here are some of the top immigration-related stories this morning, along with a couple of other good reads.
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In a newly-released report, the Pew Hispanic Center estimates that 340,000 of the 4.3 million babies born in the United States in 2008 were born to undocumented parents.
The Los Angeles Times and 89.3 KPCC report that L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca has decided to reconsider a decision to keep investigation records sealed in the death of former LAT columnist and KMEX-TV news director Ruben Salazar, killed by a deputy forty years ago this month.
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Good morning. I have bilingual code-switching on the brain after posting on the phenomenon yesterday. So here are las últimas noticias:
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Source: Visa Bulletin for August 2010, U.S. Department of State
Buenos días. Here are a few of the top stories this morning, immigration-wise:
With so much being reported on the political debate over the 14th Amendment - that which grants U.S. citizenship to people born in this country, and to immigrants who become naturalized - it might help to know just what some GOP lawmakers are discussing as they suggest revisions to end automatic citizenship, now a constitutional right, for children of undocumented immigrants.