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    Growing up as a Hispanic woman in America, I constantly switch back and forth with which culture I identify with most. Growing up I fully embraced my American culture, but as I started to get older, I started to identify more with my Hispanic culture. Having to always choose one side, has always left me feeling guilty for not embracing the other culture. Throughout the paper, I am going to use the term Hispanic to describe my Latin origin. Hispanic can be used interchangeably with Latino, but the meaning behind Hispanic focuses on a Spanish-speaking origin. My mother is a 2nd generation Mexican-American, and my father immigrated here when he was younger from Honduras. I grew up in a small town in Hollister, California and I grew up surrounded…

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    Hispanic/Latino Culture

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    Hispanic/ Latino Culture with Emphasis on Mexican­American Hispanic or Latino is a term used to refer to the ethnicity of the people that have common cultures and have a historical link to Spain. The “Hispanic/Latino” people have originated in Spanish­speaking countries including Mexico, Brazil and Costa Rica. The focus of this study is to look deeper into Mexican­American culture that is referred by the United States government in the early 1970s as “Hispanic.” Later on, due to the…

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    As immigration rates increase Hispanic and Latino students will continue to grow in population in today’s society, and “despite some progress over the past three decades, Hispanics continue to be underrepresented at all levels of higher education relative to their representation in the U.S. population” (Perna, Li, Walsh, Raible 146). The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) states that Hispanics “represented 14% of all high school graduates in 2004-2005, but received only 11% of…

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    Hispanic Culture

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    Hispanics are a significant part of the United States. Through their traditions and culture, they have been easily differentiated. Hispanics include the Mexicans, Cubans, South or Central American as well as Puerto Rican. More clearly understood, Hispanics are people with links to the Spanish culture and heritage. These people are often linked with the colonization in United States under the Spanish empire (Carrasquillo, 1991). The issue focused here is the Hispanic culture, their tradition…

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    Despite Hispanics being the largest minority group in the Unites States, issues plaguing Hispanic communities far too often do not get much attention in the academia. And although environmental injustices affect the general minority population, Hispanic communities are further disadvantaged because their cries for help are repeatedly silenced by either language barriers, deportations fears, or just an overall of lack awareness. Unfortunately, there is an obvious gap between environmentalist…

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    Essay On Hispanic Culture

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    The group I chose to research was the Hispanic culture. I do not know much about the Hispanic culture nor have had much experience working with this culture. Sometimes it can be hard to work with or surround yourself with people when your cultures are not the same, therefore getting to better know the values and customs of a Hispanic will help me to make sure my clients get the most from me Knowing more about the people that I am dealing with is the best way to ensure a good client to counselor…

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    Essay On Hispanic Family

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    Diversity). They help family when in need. They also consult the other family members when making a decision. While at the hospital, it is important to discuss issues with the patient along with the family. It may take the patient a little while longer to make decisions because they may consult extended family (Carteret). Hispanics believe that everyone has a place in society and accept that not everyone is treated equally. People hold higher positions in society, such as doctors and…

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    Hispanic Migration

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    The Hispanic represents the United States largest minority group and they are also one of the fastest growing nation. From the past couple of years the Hispanic has grown very rapid in the United States. They are second largest population after the Native American the Hispanic has held the spot of being on being the leading minority group in the United States. The term Hispanic it’s a linguistic ethnic that can be designated to any race. The first thing that caught my attention in this chapter…

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    Hispanics In America

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    As Hispanics we either see the United States as a dream or as a nightmare. We thank the United States for the way it has taken care of us financially. Many of us have received many benefits from this country. But, many of us aren’t proud of the way it has been treating us lately. We don’t thank the United States for the way it has mentally and emotionally harmed us. Our current president has made nasty, false, and discriminatory comments about Hispanics. As I read a couple of my classmates’…

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    Introduction Approximately sixteen percent of the United States population is made up of Hispanic (also referred to as “Latino”) individuals. The term “Hispanic” refers to an individual whose nation of origin is Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, or Spanish-speaking countries of Central America or South America (Lowdermilk, Perry, Cashion, Alden, Olchansky, 2016, p. 104). Additionally, Hispanics accounted for about 26.3% of births that took place in the United States in 2012 (Cohn, Livingston, &…

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