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Latino Culture
A look at Latino culture in America.
# 131296 | 1,750 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Latin-American Studies (Immigration/Emigration issues)


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This paper examines the changing place of the Latino and Latina in American society, especially as the Hispanic population gains in numbers. The paper also considers how the Latino population is getting greater political power and in some in the Southwest places putting it firmly on target to become the majority population within the near future. Despite this, the paper addresses how Latinos are still subject to discrimination and marginalization. This includes the debate over illegal immigration. The paper concludes with an interview conducted with a young Latina shows how she notes this attitude and also how it affects her.

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"The place of the Latino/a in American society has been changing as the population gains in numbers, giving the population greater political power and in some in the Southwest places putting it firmly on target to become the majority population within the near future. At the same time, this population is still subject to discrimination and marginalization because of the ongoing argument first about illegal immigration and, more recently, about legal immigration as well. Since 9-11, the country has been less welcoming and more threatened by the growing Latino/a population. An interview conducted with a young Latina shows how she notes this attitude and also how it affects her..."

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