Hispanic American

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Hispanic Americans

Racial and Ethnic groups SOC 308

Stephen Ulrich


The life of Hispanic Americans is not always easy. Many Hispanic Americans usually

come to America to provide a better life for their family. The transition from a life in a very less

fortunate country to one with opportunities and hope is sometimes a bit tough. Usually they must

try to illegally come into the country and stay long enough to obtain their papers to stay legally.

The Hispanic American group are the largest minority in the United States. (El Nasser,

2003) Because they are the largest minority they struggle financially and require help to live. They must

get help finding jobs because they cannot legally work here. Many minorities work in low paying jobs

and for numerous hours a day. Their families live in very rundown areas because it is all they can

afford. Many keep a very low profile so that they are not caught a sent back to their country. For

many it is difficult to get their citizenship because they must be out of the country for five years

before you can legally stay.

The Political aspect of Hispanic Americans is the Mexican mafia. Much of mexico is

controlled by the Mexican mafia regardless of who is actually in power. Even in the United

states the Mexican group will try to separate the Mexican from the African Americans and gangs

are formed. In prisons there are many gangs formed from the Hispanic race.

Hispanic Americans perform many of the jobs that others do not want to do. Mostly the

work in agriculture is done by Hispanics that earns much less than typical American workers.

They will spend hours and hours picking fruits or doing hard work in the very hot or cold


Many Hispanic Americans…...

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