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    America is a growing country with people and technological advancements. As the country grows, the population increases, which involves a mixture of cultures. Hispanic and Latino Americans now stand at 17% of the population, which is the smallest percentile. (Latino/Hispanic Culture in the U.S...Interchange) Even though Hispanics and Latinos are the smallest ethnic group, they have influenced America. Through traditions and cuisines, the culture is changing and adjusting to modern America, which

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    The word Hispanic is a blank umbrella that encompasses many different countries, cultures, and people who have the Spanish language in common. Many Americans refer to anyone south of the United States as being Hispanic and the Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups define the term Hispanic as "an easy way to collectively refer to a growing number of Spanish origin or Spanish -speaking people in the United States". Unfortunately, this is how we categorize and report the bulk of the research

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    Teen Hispanic Discrimination There are many stereotypes and racist remarks in today’s world. This essay will specifically be describing the discrimination towards teenage Hispanics. Many Hispanics are discriminated in today’s society. Discrimination and racism can emotionally scar a person. Many Hispanic teens dropout out of high school due to discrimination. Other Hispanic teens gain depression due to discrimination. Several other Hispanic teens even share their own personal stories about themselves

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    Latinos and Hispanics, but they are also exceedingly closely related. It is important to remember that these terms refer to ethnicity, not race. Latinos and Hispanics are two different words that may or may not mean the same thing. Some people say Hispanics are those descending from Spain and speak Spanish. Others say it is not the same because Latinos include people from Latin American countries. Since this would include non-Spanish speaking countries it is not the same as Hispanic. So technically

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    National Identity and Loyalty I selected to highlight immigration of Hispanics and Latinos, since it is a relatively young (compared to the national average), diverse population with many subgroups, with complicated socioeconomic factors, and shares a troubled history with the United States (U.S. Census Bureau, 2006). The largest group of immigrants that came from Mexico has settled in Arizona, California, Texas and New Mexico. These areas of the United States also happen to share a significant

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    Hispanic Racism

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    Several say that Hispanics are coming to America to take all the jobs, as well to take full advantage of all the benefits the United States offer like welfare and section 8 housing. It’s sad to see how Hispanics are treated differently since there a different ethnicity. This discrimination will keep happening due to that the government system is corrupt, and because they don’t assign stricter sentences when it comes to racism or hatred crimes towards Hispanics. Although, if it was the other way around

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    called: Latino or Hispanic? Does it change who we are as people? To an extent, most people do not know the difference between either. Typically, people group both terms as one singular item. However, Hispanic and Latino racial classifications are more than a broad category for people from Spanish-speaking countries. The words connote and represent a history of colonial terminology that based its success on the failures of innocent, historically peaceful, cultural groups. Hispanic and Latino terminology

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    When looking at the Hispanic/Latino ethnic groups some may think they are all from the same country because of their culture, and the fact that many speak Spanish. However, this is not the case, and when looking at the unique features associated with each ethnic group, it is easy to see the differences between them. All of the Latino/Hispanic ethnic groups have differences and this can even be heard in the dialect used to speak Spanish, such as the case when listening to Puerto Ricans and Mexicans

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    are: a. Population- The Hispanic population increase of 15.2 million between 2000 and 2010 constituted over half of the 27.3 million increase in the total population of the United States. During that time, the Hispanic population grew by a full 43 percent, which was four times the growth in the overall population growth of 10 percent. The reason why people care about the Latino vote is because of their growth in numbers. However, for many low-income, low-education Hispanics, their focus is survival

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    Latinos/ Hispanics are one of the races that have a background with the higher risk to get diabetes type 2, but in what way does being Latino affect the course of the illness and what roll does culture takes in this problematic? There is a considerable difference between Hispanic and Non-Hispanics. Many factors can be the reasons for this difference in numbers, but the most influential factors are culture, acculturation and, the medical cultural competence. First, for Latinos, studies have found

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    Statement of the Problem Hispanics are transforming the nation’s religious landscape, not only because of their increasing numbers but also because they are practicing a distinctive form of Christianity. Religious expressions associated with the Pentecostal and Charismatic movements are a key attribute of worship for Hispanics in many of the major religious traditions — far more so than among non-Latinos. Moreover, the growth of the Hispanic population is leading to the emergence of Latino-oriented

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    Relevant identities: My identity as a Hispanic My identity as a border town Hispanic My identity as a “city” Hispanic My identity as a Latina (different connotation than Hispanic) My identity as a “white-washed” Latina (from a “traditional” Latina/o perspective) Note 1: This identity is common amongst Latina/os who have immigrant parents and pursue higher education (or in general have interests that typically “Americans” or “white-people” have) Note 2: This identity is particularly important because

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    Essay On Hispanic Vote

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    In accordance with the New York Times article ‘’27 Million Potential Hispanic Votes. But What Will They Really Add Up To?’’ writed by Marcela Valdes, the hispanic vote is determined for a such of circumstances, which explained through different testimonies in different contexts; starting with a background about one of the most important political issues in America today. Just a couple of weeks after Clinton's acceptance for the presidential nomination, in five cities of Virginia started her campaign

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    Today, the Hispanic population has grown tremendously over the years. We have watched the Hispanics community growth rate grow faster than any other racial and ethnic group in the nation. The Hispanic culture and community has populated all around the United States, introducing new traditions and customs. I was traveling to different to city in the States, I notice the wide spread growth of Hispanic communities, For Instance in Miami the Cuban and El Salvadoran culture is heavy populate in the area

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    are Hispanic women. How the media portrays Hispanic women is based on both gender and racial stereotypes (Correa, 2010). This portrayal of Hispanic women impacts people in many ways. Sofia Vergara’s quote that was stated above is an example of the impact these stereotypes caused; it was hard for Sofia Vergara to get a job because she didn’t look like the stereotypical Hispanic woman and the media continues to portray Hispanic women as such. One of the largest influences on the roles Hispanic women

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    The Hispanic's population has grown excessively since 1980. People say that around 2050 the Hispanic population will be 28% of the U.S when in 1980 their population was 6% of the U.S. Hispanic's are also very hard workers it show's that they have high percentages in most employment. Hispanic's are also very hard workers in development. Construction- 51.1% Repair Maintenance and personal and laundry services- 14.9% Administration and support; and waste management and remediation services-

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    Since receiving my Hispanic Chamber scholarship, I have continued to help the Hispanic Chamber achieve its mission by reaching out to assist other Latinos while at home, and away at Gonzaga. While I have been away at Gonzaga this school year, I have been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to build a strong relationship with my suitemate Luis, who is also a freshman and is studying electrical engineering. During the time we have spent together so far, I have learned a significant amount from

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    A common goal between most U.S. companies is simple: attract the Hispanic consumer. In 2012, a Nielson Report declared Hispanics to be the fastest growing ethnic segment, with expectations to grow 167 percent from 2010 to 2050. It’s been recorded that Hispanics are currently the largest minority in the country, with the Hispanic market growing 60% in the last decade. Though the Hispanic market is considered a large homogenous market by many, it is actually made up of diverse ethnic and racial groups

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    Uninsured Rates of Hispanics Essay

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    percentage of those individuals are Hispanic. Among Hispanics ages 18-64, 37% are uninsured, which is about twice the size when compared to the proportion of uninsured among the general population, and nearly 2.5 times the proportion of white, non-Hispanics. Additionally, 2.9 million Hispanic children who are younger than 18 years old (21%) are uninsured. This compares with uninsured rates among children who are younger than 18 years of 7.4% among Non-Hispanic whites, 14.5% among African Americans

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    The Hispanic Culture

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    When looking at the Hispanic culture and some of its strengths, it is easy to see the role and influence that family has on those within the Hispanic community. In fact, it is often the influence and relationship between a child and their parents that makes a difference late into the childs life, and shapes every aspect from language, religion, and even traditions that have been passed down to the child from previous generations. Rojas, Grzywacz, Zapata Roblyer, Crain, and Cervantes (2013), discuss

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