Josh On LALS 1 Huascar Garcia 3-18-13 At the Heart of Migration I still remember the devastating fact Professor Hector told us in the lecture, saying most Latinos came to the United States after 1970, and the number grew to 38 million people. That is an enormous number, composing the 15.7% of total population in United States. There is a plenty of reasons why all the Latinos came over, but it is an important fact that now they are a crucial segment of the U.S. population. However, a lot of immigrants, including illegal workers, still have difficulty in United States. Rafael Vega, an Illinois resident featured in a Chicago Tribune article, is a hard worker who works in separate factories.
90) If we look at the statistical profiles of the Latino market, we can obtain a basic understanding of why this market is gaining serious attention from marketers worldwide. "There are three major Latino groups Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans which are geographically separated and greatly facilitate the ability of local and regional media to reach each group." (Guernica. pg. 8) However, Latinos come from various countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, with the largest percentage coming from Mexico.
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MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT IMMIGRANTS AND IMMIGRATION Myth #1: Immigrants are overrunning our country, and most are here illegally. The Facts: It is true that there are more immigrants living in the U.S. than ever before. However, the percentage of immigrants in the overall population is not much different than during other large waves. Today immigrants make up about 12% of the total U.S. population. From 1900 to 1930, immigrants made up between 12% and 15% of the population, and similar spikes occurred in the 1850s and 1880s.
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