Multi-American | How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: California's changing face, states and Secure Communities, the NSEERS program comes to an end, more

California's Latino and Asian populations rise while white declines - Sacramento Bee California's ethnic mix is shifting not only because there are greater numbers of Latinos and Asians, but because there are fewer whites.

States Rebel Against Some Deportations - Wall Street Journal Such states as Massachusetts, New York, Illinois and California have raised objections to the federal Secure Communities program because while it's designed to remove criminals from the country, it has led to the deportation of thousands of people without criminal records.

Suit names jail, infirmary in detainee’s 2009 death - The Boston Globe The daughter of a 49-year-old immigrant detainee who died in 2009 after an infection overwhelmed his body filed a federal lawsuit yesterday, alleging gross negligence leading to his death.

Homeland Security ends immigrant registration that targeted men from Muslim countries - Detroit Free Press On the recent ending of the program called NSEERS, for National Security Entry-Exit Registration System, which required registration, interviews and fingerprinting of male visitors 16 and older from Muslim nations as well as North Korea.

Carlos Santana slams immigration laws at Civil Rights Game - USA Today Santana took the microphone at the Atlanta baseball game and said that Arizona and the city of Atlanta should be "ashamed" for passing controversial immigration bills.