Free classes in Houston prepare immigrants for the US. citizenship test and build loyalty to politicians who sponsor them. Latino politicians in the U. S. have often ignored immigrants, but in Houston, city councilman Ben Reyes set up an aggressive citizenship program after narrowly losing a Congressional race last year. Photo BY APF Fellow Roberto Suro. Photo By APF Fellow Roberto Suro.
Are there too many immigrants coming into this country?
Alice Salazar raises money for a school that primarily serves immigrant children by organizing raffles and bake salts. Until recently, she looked down on the immigrants that poured into her Houston neighborhood. Photo By APF Fellow Roberto Suro.
Should public services be provided in Spanish?
Should citizens and residents of the U.S. learn English?
The Latino Population of New York City - 1980
The Latino Population of New York City - 1990