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Dreaming of the Delta (The Americas Series)

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The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service is offering a set of free bilingual teaching posters to accompany the exhibition Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942–1964, which tells a story of the migrant farm worker experience. In comparison, throughout the 1980s and early 1990s these companies were operating at an average of only 76 percent of capacity. The third place in AWD belongs to Ryan Gates.

The World in Half

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In general, motorcycling is seen as a hobby, as opposed to a practical means of transportation; this means, for example, that most American motorcyclists prefer not to ride in inclement weather. Publishing in English is The San Juan Star (daily circulation 76,873). Again, the male and female populations are relatively similar in terms of both age distribution and nativity, although there are slightly more first-generation males (41 percent) than females (36 percent).

Into the Beautiful North: A Novel

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V., Banyas, B., Allen, K., Savoye, M., Rieger, V., Taksali, S., Barbetta, G., Sherwin, R. Western Europeans, on the other hand, were developing the necessary wealth and technology and a compelling need to explore. In some instances, the WiFi remains on 24/7, so even if the library is closed, you may be able to sit outside and access the Internet in the early morning or on Sunday. Hispanics and the Future of America http://www.nap.edu/catalog/11539.html THE HEALTH STATUS AND HEALTH BEHAVIORS OF HISPANICS 385 40 Total 33 30 27 Male Female 34 32 31 Percentage at Risk of Overweight 35 30 25 32 32 32 32 28 26 26 27 32 32 31 25 26 23 21 20 15 10 5 0 MexicanAmerican Cuban American Puerto Rican Central/South American First Generation Second Generation Third Generation FIGURE 9-2 Risk of overweight among Hispanic adolescents by national-origin group and generational status.

Jesus J. Mohamed and Eternal Recurrence

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On July 28, 2010, a federal judge issued an injunction blocking sections of the law, including those that raised some of the concern about potentially discriminatory effects. Purchasing loss/damage waiver cover and supplemental liability insurance may add up to $30/day to the price of a rental, in some cases doubling the price of the rental. Census, the poverty rate among the six largest Hispanic groups during the period of 2007-2011 was: Dominican Americans (26.3 percent), Puerto Ricans (25.6), Guatemalan Americans (25.1), Mexican Americans (24.9 percent), Salvadoran Americans (18.9) and Cuban Americans (14.2). [151] In comparison, the average poverty rates for non-Hispanic White Americans (12.8 percent) [151] and Asian Americans (11.3 percent) were lower than those of any Hispanic group.

When the Ground Turns in Its Sleep

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Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. Much will depend on how the new destinations rise to the challenge of providing good schools for the newcomers. Hispanics and the Future of America http://www.nap.edu/catalog/11539.html HISPANICS IN THE U. While the importance of the Hispanic segment is more than evident, the difficult task still remains of how to communicate with this segment effectively. Nativity, declining health, and preferences in living arrangements among elderly Mexican Americans.

Siguiriya: A Novel

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The years leading up to World War I in many ways marked the high point of the newspaper press in the United States. Government Printing Office, 1991); and U. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Dropout Rates in the United States: 1997, NCES 99-082, by P. Comm., 53rd Sess., 1504th mtg. at 7, 20, U. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 69(5), 797–811. An important caveat is that the major studies of the role of language—i.e., those based on the CAHPS—included only low-income patients eligible for Medicaid or SCHIP (Morales et al., 2003; Weech-Maldonado et al., 2001, 2003).

A Migrant Journey: The Flight from Villa Ahumada

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Already in 1980, the largest 100 metropolitan areas housed over 3 in 4 Hispanics, and they did so for only 62 percent of all U. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. MYTH #2: Spanish in the United States is a monolithic entity and is not characterized by the same amount of variation as American English. Among Hispanics, intermarriage with non-Hispanic whites or non-Hispanic blacks may ultimately lead to a blurring of racial/ethnic boundaries.

By Night

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These different migration laws not only affected the Latino immigrant population directly, but also brought them into direct contact with governmental institutions and the U. However, despite the marginalization of Spanish, the language endured in many Southwestern communities and developed into unique regional varieties (Post 1933; Rael 1939; Ornstein 1951) that are still used as the first or second language of Hispanics. Outstanding senators during the Jackson era were John Caldwell Calhoun (1782–1850), spokesman of the southern planter aristocracy and leading exponent of the supremacy of states' rights over federal powers; Henry Clay (1777–1852), the great compromiser, who sought to reconcile the conflicting views of the North and the South; and Daniel Webster (1782–1852), statesman and orator, who championed the preservation of the Union against sectional interests and division.

Perla Garcia and the Mystery of La Llorona, The Weeping

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The populations were small but the acquisitions were significant for the Census Bureau because it needed to reconcile census categories and data for each territory with census categories and data from the continental United States (it never entirely managed to do so). Newly available estimates of obesity among non-Hispanic Asians show that almost 9% of non-Hispanic Asian youth and 10.9% of non-Hispanic Asian adults were obese according to BMI cut points.

The Cigar Roller: A Novel

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The Supreme Court ruled that this search was reasonable. Cesar Estrada Chavez Founded and led the first successful farm workers' union in U. Spanish ships sailed along the East Coast, penetrating to present-day Bangor, Maine, and up the Pacific Coast as far as Oregon. Switzerland, 1880–1959), Virgil Thomson (1896–89), Roger Sessions (1896–1985), Roy Harris (1898–1979), Aaron Copland (1900–90), Elliott Carter (b.1908), Samuel Barber (1910–81), John Cage (1912–92), and Leonard Bernstein (1918–90).