By Richard Worth

ISBN-10: 0761441786

ISBN-13: 9780761441786

ISBN-10: 0761446249

ISBN-13: 9780761446248

The Hispanic the US sequence takes readers on a trip to a spot that used to be referred to as the hot global.

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All of these victories demonstrated the increasing political power of Puerto Rican voters. H I S PA N I C N E W S PA P E R S Meanwhile, Spanish-language newspapers helped inform Puerto Rican voters and other Hispanic Americans about important issues in their communities. Articles in these newspapers helped form voter opinion and urged readers to participate in elections. Early in the twentieth century, FROM PUERTO RICO 35 TO THE MAINLAND Puerto Rican voters helped elect minority candidates. 1970 S TO 36 1980 S Spanish immigrants in New York founded La Prensa (The Press).

Many of them were illegal immigrants who had crossed the Mexican border into the United States. They received help from people called coyotes, who charge a fee to smuggle the immigrants across the Rio Grande along the border. S. Border Patrol checkpoints. Once they arrived in the United States, the Guatemalans did not want to draw attention to themselves in case they might be deported. “Those who lived in the Puerto Rican neighborhoods started acting and talking like Puerto A three-year-old Guatemalan and his parents await processing at the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service center in Georgia.

Border Patrol checkpoints. Once they arrived in the United States, the Guatemalans did not want to draw attention to themselves in case they might be deported. “Those who lived in the Puerto Rican neighborhoods started acting and talking like Puerto A three-year-old Guatemalan and his parents await processing at the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service center in Georgia. 1970 S TO 60 1980 S Ricans, even claiming they were Puerto Rican,” according to community leader Mario González in Harvest of Empire.

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