Long Stories Cut Short: Fictions from the Borderlands

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These include refunds to prevailing claimants of administrative offsets on discharged debts; extension of the time for prevailing claimants to take advantage of injunctive relief; and provision of additional loan servicing rights, affording some claimants an opportunity to restructure their remaining debt. S.-born Mexicans, however, are no more likely than blacks to be on SSI (14 percent) or Medicaid (27 percent).

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The Green Bird and Other Tales / El Pajaro Verde y Otros

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But we have to do it presenting the Christian values we have received.” Promoting the values of faith inherent in Latin American culture also can help strengthen both Spanish- and English-speaking Catholics to “go beyond the upcoming election,” the archbishop said. ALEN (Almighty Latin Eagles Nation) and LEN (Latin Eagles Nation) are a couple of other tags associated with this gang. Mexicans do have the highest poverty rates among married-couple families, and they often share the bottom rung in per capita income.

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Sad Girls

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Más allá de la línea: Patrones migratorios en el Occidente de México. Labels are useful, he suggests, because the “efficacy of a label is that it not have a specific content which can be held up to a test of evidence. The HSTC conducts studies and prepares strategic reports for U. This increase is also true for Latinas, who now make up a larger share of military women than Latino men make up of military men. The cotton gin, invented by Eli Whitney in 1793, greatly simplified the problems of production; the growth of the textile industry in New England and Great Britain assured a firm market for cotton.

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The People of Paper

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Aguilera-Titus said that studies have shown that the use of Spanish “is an important indicator in maintaining the faith” and that over time, the decrease in the use of the language among Hispanics is proportional to the loss in practicing their faith. “This doesn’t mean that faith is found in the language but rather that within the context of the Hispanic and Latino culture, there is a reality that communicates and expresses faith,” he said. At the same time, Hispanics (especially Mexican Americans) are typically described as oriented toward family well-being, rather than individual well-being (Sabogal, Marin, Otero-Sabogal, VanOss Marin, and Perez-Stable, 1987; Valenzuela and Dornbusch, 1994; Vega, 1995).

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Her Italian Protector (BWWM Military Romance Book 1)

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It is slightly ahead of English (328 million) but behind Chinese (1.2 billion). Since 1959, many Cubans have settled in Florida and other eastern states. Access barriers to health care for Latino children. Similarly, the purchase or sale of securities in the open market, as determined by the Federal Open Market Committee, is the most commonly used device whereby the amount of credit available to the public is expanded or contracted. How many people are eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and how many applications have been received since its launch in 2012?

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America Libre

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In fact, all of the region's states during this period grew at a rate well above the national average. The extension of VRA coverage to Latinos in 1975 jumpstarted a new incentive structure for new institutions in American politics to reach out to Latinos. Among black women aged 15–19, the pregnancy rate dropped 48% between 1990 and 2008 (from 223.8 pregnancies per 1,000 to 117.0). Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (1988). Migration, ethnicity, and labor force activity.

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The Sky Over Lima

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Postsecondary institutions in the 1970s enrolled an increasingly diverse student body in areas of race, gender, and ethnicity. Diet The existing research suggests that acculturation is associated with worse dietary habits among Hispanics of all ages (Dixon et al., 2000; Guendelman and Abrams, 1995; Schaffer, Velie, Shaw, and Todoroff, 1998; Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. Immigration and Citizenship These data on national origin, ethnic identity, and racial categorization add to the earlier sketch of historical patterns of migration and settlement to show how the Hispanic population as a collectivity differs in distinctive ways from non-Hispanics generally.

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Ask for Me Tomorrow (Atlantic Large Print Series)

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S. 407 (2008), that the Eighth Amendment bars states from imposing the death penalty for the rape of a child where the crime did not result, and was not intended to result, in the child’s death. HFB/W = Dissimilarity foreign-born vs other. The two highest ranking Hispanics in the Marines were Lieutenant General Pedro Augusto del Valle, the first Hispanic to reach the grade of general in the Marines, and Colonel Jaime Sabater. [25] Colonel Pedro del Valle (1893�1978) was the Commanding Officer of the 11th Marine Regiment (artillery).

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Murder is a Family Business (The Alvarez Family Murder

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Upon identification as victims of trafficking, all such victims may be eligible for victim services provided by non-governmental victim service programs, as well as by Victim/Witness Coordinators and Specialists at the local and state levels. The Special Rapporteur conducted a fact-finding mission to the United States in mid-2008. The pattern is the same for each of the Hispanic subgroups. How closely do these subjective self-reports match objective markers, such as country of birth?

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The History of Silence

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Mendez was hit in the shoulder, yet he chose to act as rear man and he continued to shield his Lieutenant with his own body until he was mortally wounded. Hispanics currently face numerous barriers to receiving timely, appropriate, and high quality health care. Since 1996, when Congress penalized that behavior by denying some benefits previously available to permanent residents and instead reserving them for citizens, the naturalization rate has increased.

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