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Ruya Adly Professor Lopez SPAN 115.25 April 2, 2018 Cultural Homework April 2, 2018 Article 1: Hispanic Nativity Shift In the 1970s the make of up the Hispanic population was equal in regard to Latino born citizens and Latino immigrants, both at around 3.1 million. In the 1980s the Latino population as a whole increased, with the Latino immigrants exceeding the Latino born citizens by about 1 million, bringing the population to 5.6 million immigrants verses 4.4 Latino born. Again, we had the same population growth, with immigrants exceeding Latino born, reaching 8.1 million immigrants to 7.0 Latino born. Now, in 2000, we had a dramatic change in the Latino population. Not only did the immigrant population decrease for the first time in over 40 years, but the number of the Latino born population increased as well, in fact surpassing the immigrant population. This brought the population to 6.5 immigrants, and 9.6 Latino born. This means, regardless, with immigration or with U.S. born Latino, there will be a steady increase of the Latino population in America and there is no indication it will change any time soon. As of now, Latinos make up the largest minority group in the nation while also being one of the fastest growing. Since 1970, the Latino population has increased sixfold, from 9.1 million to 53 million by 2012. It is projected to grow to 129 million by 2060. I enjoyed reading this article and the information it provided. Although this article is discussing
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