Hispanics in America Video Worksheet 1. The statement is made: “Few cities have been changed by immigration as much as Miami”. Discuss how the Cuban Immigration had an impact on Miami. Give examples.
Political Violence in Latin America The spread of communism was one of the biggest concerns during the Cold War. In Latin America there was a great struggle to establish a stable economic and political system. Religion was closely tied to what side of political warfare they stood for. Many acts of violence resulted from this association.
The Undocumented Youth Movement has prevailed through the years and it has effectively questioned the authority of the government. Both the undocumented youth and the immigration rights activists have focus their attention on keeping families together by pushing the government to stop deportations. Through the use of nonviolence strategies, both movements have begun to flourish and succeed in some cases. They have expressed their stories to the public to bring awareness to the undocumented community, who are often times afraid of leaving their own homes. People are beginning to come out of the shadows and stand up for what they believe, they are no longer afraid nor ashamed of who they are.
Mexican Leadership Within the past decade there has been an increase in Latino representation that has jumped started the advocacy of Latino related issues all across the nation. Prior to this influx of representation, Latino politics was extremely limited to only local government. In today’s society, Latino politics is a main issue on both the Republican and Democratic platform. Even though this has been a tremendous milestone to reach, Latinos continue to be underrepresented in all forms of government.
The Latino community is the most rapidly growing minority group in the United States. However, it is also one of the minority group that have faced many barriers in their educational opportunities throughout its history in this nation. The United States is knowing because of it offers equal opportunities for everyone, yet a poor quality education still exists in many of our Latino community schools. A poor quality education that leads to other issues in the system of education among our Hispanic/Latino students. The dropout rates from high school in the Latino students is very high.
Hispanic, Latinos, and Chicanos are the faster grown population in the United States, referring to the video The Graduates- The Boys we can see a future of this country is going to be from Hispanic people. I can say one of the many common struggles that Hispanic, Latinos, and Chicanos has is the discrimination, poverty, language and education. All these factors reflect the variation of the common problems that we face in our society. Meaning that we as immigrants or US citizens we can face some type of discrimination based on our ethnicity, color skin, peaking language, culture, and education.
According to a Pew Research Center survey “among Hispanics ages 25 to 29, just 15% of Hispanics had a bachelor’s degree in 2013” (Krogstad). It is great to analyze the lack of Hispanics higher education in the United States and in the State of Kansas something that one cares about by using statistics and information about the racial gap in completion of a degree that explains the lower rates in Hispanics. Hispanics lower incomes contribute to the Hispanics lowest rates of a college degree completion in the State of Kansas. Lower Incomes The Central American immigrants’ low income contribute to the low rate of Hispanics college degree graduates in the State of Kansas.
One of the most notable accomplishments in the immigration reform has been The Dream Act. Maybe this is not what immigrants were expecting, but at least they are a little bit closer to obtaining what they always wanted: a full immigration reform. The Dream Act was enforced in 2012 by the president, Barack Obama, and it’s a kind of immigration reform for people younger than 30 years old and that were students in the U.S. Duhita Mahatmya is an Assistant Professor at in New Century College where she specializes in childhood studies. She states that the referred action is going to help to “Eliminate federal provisions that penalize states for granting undocumented students in-state tuition (as of May 2013, 14 states allow lower tuition for undocumented
They focused on the structure of ownership in US. In America everything is in control of profit oriented management except movies and books. While in England all are controlled and owned by government. Social Conformism Mass media is supported by business concerns that control the social and economic system. Media contribute to maintain that system.