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    Latino Stereotypes

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    “He’s a young Latino what is he doing in this neighborhood? he must be lost, he has to be poor.” that’s just one of the stereotypes I hear often. “Hispanic people are poor” When in fact most Hispanics are well off. Yet repeatedly I have heard that stereotype in movies, songs, shows, and school. I have been through this many times as I have lived up through 19 years of existence. Its something that I have gotten accustomed too. I enter a gated community, and I can feel dozens

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    Latino Poverty

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    Introduction Poverty among the Latino community has converted into an endemic predicament in the development of children living in the United States. The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) indicated that poverty is uppermost with children making up 21.6% living below the poverty line in comparison to young adults (19.0%) and elders (18.1%). The California Poverty Measure (CPM) by PPIC analysis concluded that 7.5 millions of Californians lacked resources and made an income of about $30

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    Latino Immigrants

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    transition to America, new Latino immigrants, has the best overall health despite been considered the poorest group in the country. One example is of Amador Bernal, who has been in the U.S for almost 25 years and worked 7 days a week, have never been to a doctor once and doesn’t need to. However, as Latino immigrant adapt to the living condition in America, their health and culture deteriorate over time. According to the film after staying for 5 years in the U.S, data showed that Latino immigrants are 1.5

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    Latino Poverty

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    Introduction Poverty among the Latino community has converted into an endemic predicament in the development of children living in the United States. The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) indicated that poverty is uppermost with children making up 21.6% living below the poverty line in comparison to young adults (19.0%) and elders (18.1%). The California Poverty Measure (CPM) by PPIC analysis concluded that 7.5 millions of Californians lacked resources and made an income of about $30

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    Reflection On Latinos

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    surrounded with people that have the same characteristic as you. You didn't even know that you been separated into a group in which you classify in depending where you live, the color of your skin and income level. All my life I have been surrounded with latinos, the group I belong to at school, where I live, and daily activities i do. I didn't even know my race impacted my life until I went to college and explored places out of my comfort zone. Throughout history people have been separated into a specific

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    The Latino Rebels

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    leaving to answer the age old question: are Puerto Ricans real Americans? The Latino Rebels is a group of social media influencers, bloggers, journalist, poets, writers, producers, photographers, and business professional who mainly advocates for issue in Latin America. On February 11, 2015 a Puerto Rican island resident won the $564 million jackpot, set to share with the North Carolina and Texas winners. Latino Rebels published some negative tweets of main land American citizens who believe the

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    The Latino community is not just a group of people with the same heritage, but a family who works together to give others a better life and success. Being a Latina in such a world where minorities do not have as many opportunities as the privileged majority is very difficult. Especially in these times where minorities aren't able to have a say in their government and are attacked for their heritage. However, standing together as a community against oppression can be just as powerful as a united whole

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    Latino Culture Essay

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Latino population is composed of people of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central America, or other Spanish cultures or origins (Grieco and Cassidy, 2001). As of 2010, there were over 50 million Latinos in the U.S. (Ennis, Rio-Vargas and Albert, 2011). This makes Latinos the largest minority group in the nation. Collectively, this group is now referred to as either Latino or Hispanic. The largest segment of this population is Mexican Americans, but

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    Barriers Against Latinos

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    barriers are preventing Latinos from seeking help?” In class we discussed homelessness and everyone came up with different questions. I have to compare my question with the barriers that homeless Latinos face in seeking help. The articles that I found to compare are about domestic violence, machismo, immigrants, and health issues. My first key finding is about residency. One factor that deters victims from seeking help is having an unstable residency (Reina & Lohman, 2015). Latinos have also thought that

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    The Itching Palm “Everywhere immigrants have enriched and strengthened the fabric of American life,” (John F. Kennedy). Latino immigrants are some of the most unappreciated members of the US population, yet they constantly keep the United States alive, and thriving. They frequently get taken advantage of by big corporations, denied their rights, and are never taken seriously by law enforcement, all because of their limited English and their lack of familiarity with the United States workplace

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