Latinos In The United States
Population of Latinos In the United States
Latinos have been said to be the second largest population in the U.S. There are about 22.4 million Latinos which is around 9 percent of the U.S population. There has been a tremendous increase of 53 percent of Latinos between the years 1980 and 1990. The California schools have around 40 percent Latinos. Some people believe African Americans, Hispanics, and Asian Americans, will represent more than half of the US population by 2040. In addition one of every five new entrants into workforce was Hispanic.
Immigration Issue Today
In Los Angles if the landlords are caught renting out places to illegal immigrants can be fined $1,000. Also homeowners who hire undocumented workers could have their cars taken away. There is some impact on the economy because of the immigration as in health care, schools, and other areas government. Some people believe the immigration had decreased because the lack of jobs here in the United States today.
President Elect Obama’s Plans about Immigration
Obama’s first plan is to secure all borders with infrastructure and technology. Also there will be fencing along to keep the illegal immigrants out of the U.S. Obama’s second plan is to crackdown on employers that hire undocumented immigrants. The people who hire undocumented immigrants will be penalized. Obama’s third plan is to reform of the immigration system. He wants to give citizenship to those immigrants who have been working and paying taxes. But they have to pay penalty, pay taxes, and learn English. He wants to check the backgrounds of all the people who are immigrants.
Jobs Performed by Latinos and Income
The Latinos come to the U.S to make some kind of money. After they make the money the sent is back home to their families. They perform any jobs as in meatpackers, hotel maids, hamburger flippers, waiters, gardeners, seamstresses, fruit and vegetable pickers, and construction hands. All of...