Test3notes[1] - Test 3 Notes Latinos Immigration Latino vs Hispanic we use these terms interchangably but there are differences Hispanic comes from

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Test 3 Notes Latino vs. Hispanic we use these terms interchangably but there are differences Hispanic -- comes from the Latin word for "Spain"; border reference,  encompassing all Spanish speaking people in both hemispheres Latino -- refers more exclusively to people or communities of Latin American  origin some feel it denoted more ethnic pride, authenticity, and cultural resonance rift among this population as to what term is preferred. ...many people like the  Latino term b/c more culture is attached to it and has ability to show the  feminine form in latina and they think hispanic doesn't sound very  good. ...Latino preferred in Cali but Hispanic preferred Fla panethnic -- taking lots of people with different backgrounds and putting them  under a label Latino Population in the US has grown dramatically in the US now make up largest ethnic minority in the US, passing African Americans most of these people come from Mexico (66%), Puerto Rico (9%), and Cuba  (4%) in US in 1980 Latinos made up 6.5% of the population and in 2000 made up  12.5% in Georgia in 1980 1%, in 2000 5.3% in Hall County where there is lots of poultry farming in 1980 .7% and in 2000  19.5% Cities with largest and fastest growing latino populations largest -- LA, NY, Chicago, Miami, Houston fastest growing -- Raleigh, Atl, Greensboro, Charlotte, Orlando Poverty Levels
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Latinos have an average poverty rate of 22.2% as of 2003-2004 Poverty levels of Mexican Americans (22.8%) and Puerto Ricans (26.1%) is  more than 3 times that of non Latinos poverty rate for Cuban Americans (16.5%) is slightly more than double that of  non Latino whites 2 main things contribute to mexican and puerto rican poverty is women serve as  head of household and the head of household doesnt have h.s degree Latinos and Education only about half of Mexican Americans have a h.s. degree Life Span and Health Care Non-Latinos have longer life expectancies than Latino populations Limited access to affordable health care (Latina mothers are less likely to  receive prenatal care they say they dont have money or insurance to go to  the doctors) 1 of every 5 Latino children is without health insurance (they are 10 times more  likely not to receive needed medical care than insured Latinos) Violence -- living in areas with high crime rates and the presence of gang  violence. ..Latino youth are 4 times as likely to be victims of gang  violence. ...they are also more likely to feel unsafe at school Housing minority ethnics not living among the dominant group will have reduced access 
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course SOCI 2820 taught by Professor Macpherson during the Summer '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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