Toward explaining differences in educational achievement among Mexican American language-minority students. African Americans (25.8 percent) had a higher poverty rate than Cuban Americans, Salvadoran Americans, Mexican Americans, Guatemalan Americans and Puerto Ricans, but had a lower poverty rate than Dominican Americans.  Hispanics have revived the use of Spanish in the United States, originally brought to North America during the Spanish colonial period in the 16th century.
Russia, 1886–1950), Jack Benny (Benjamin Kubelsky, 1894–1974), Fred Astaire (Fred Austerlitz, 1899–1987), Bob (Leslie Townes) Hope (b. In addition, communication is central to the process of health care delivery and has profound effects on patient–provider relationships and on the health care people receive. Ice in restaurants is typically made with ice machines. Fully 74% of Asian adults in 2012 were foreign born according to Pew Research Center analysis of Census data, and international migration accounted for about 61% of the total change in the Asian American population from 2012 to 2013. (Asian American figures represent the population who reported their race alone or in combination with one or more races, and includes Hispanics.
ORIGINS OF LATIN AMERICAN IMMIGRATION The growth and increasing national diversity of immigration from Latin America was shown in Chapter 2, but in this chapter we seek to describe its sources. Russia, 1889–1982) was principally responsible for the invention of television. An area of the Internet that has received considerable government attention since the Oklahoma City bombing is the wide availability of information on bomb-making and on terrorist attacks online.
The nation's capital is Washington, D. Both federal and state governments have only limited impact on the economy. According to Glick et al. (1997), horizontal extension is primarily a response to economic need, whereas vertical extension reflects cultural preferences as well as need. In their early days, black and brown were their colors. The bill may become law despite the president's veto if it is passed again by a two-thirds vote in both houses.
Before getting into the differing interpretations of the statistical evidence, consider the question: if the high Hispanic crime rate (such as it is) entails forbidding Hispanic immigration, does the higher black crime rate entail “deporting” blacks en masse to Africa? S.-born Hispanics and for noncitizens compared with citizens (e.g., Carrasquillo et al., 2000). No separate refuge: Culture, class, and gender on an Anglo-Hispanic frontier in the American Southwest, 1880–1940.
However, the age distributions are quite diverse across generations. Constant Black Hispanic, speaks English at home Hispanic, speaks Spanish at home Asian Other Below poverty level (risk) Single parent family (risk) Socioeconomic status (quintiles) Chi-square –2 Log-likelihood 1.673 2.759 8.875 1.655 1.362 4.565 1.099 2291.68*** 19850.60 2.495*** .065 1.067 .759*** 2.136 1.109*** 3.033 .880*** 2.410 –.011 .989 –.407*** .665 –.280*** .756 –2.191*** .112 9830.56*** 12311.72 NOTES: This is a weighted data set.
Alternative models of family life are important in American life. Other factors include socioeconomic status, parents' educational attainment, and age—older students are likely to become proficient more quickly than younger ones. He is currently principal investigator for an evaluation study of a multiple-site intervention to improve interpreter services for Spanish-speaking Latino patients and director of the measurement cores for two health disparities centers at UCLA: the Project Export Center on Disparities and the UCLA Center for Health Improvement for Minority Elders.
The latter has been growing much faster than the national population, both through continuing immigration and natural increase, and it will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. Persons who will be in the United States for more than a year must obtain a driver's license from the state they are residing in. For Canadians and Bermudians, the entry period is normally for a maximum of six months.
At the beginning of the 21st century, significant economic concerns—aside from the inevitable worry over how long the boom could last without an eventual downturn—included the nation's sizable trade deficit, the increasing medical costs of an aging population, and the failure of the strong economy to improve conditions for the poor. Hispanic population topped 54 million as of July 1, 2013, an increase of 2.1% over 2012. In fact, one of the crimes imputed to George III by the Declaration of Independence was “Obstructing the Laws for the Naturalization of Foreigners” and “Refusing to encourage their Migration hither.” Indeed, people in the United States, from the federal government to states, private employers, shipping companies, railroads, and churches, encouraged immigration.
Two decades of family change: The shifting economic foundations of marriage. Catholic affiliation is much higher among first-generation than second- or third-generation Hispanic or Latino immigrants, who exhibit a fairly high rate of defection to Protestantism.  Also Hispanics and Latinos in the Bible Belt, which is mostly located in the South, are more likely to shift to Protestantism than those in other regions, as it is all around them. S., and three-quarters of them speak Spanish at home, according to the Pew Research Center.