27 Sep

The People of Paper

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Social Security and SSI are the most important public benefits for Puerto Ricans who came to the mainland as adults; whereas welfare is most important for Dominicans of all generations (see Appendix Table A8-11). S. employers and the workers they want to hire, for example, from India. The transcontinental railroad is completed. 1898. It has also been argued that the pre-1996 welfare program encouraged female headship among the poor because couples were not eligible for benefits in many states, but researchers have found little empirical evidence that welfare or welfare reform affected marriage rates.10 Chapter 5 shows that female headship increases and structural/demographic familism declines across generations.

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27 Sep

Famous All Over Town

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The United States Postal Service (USPS) [32] operates a gigantic network of post offices and mailboxes throughout the country. Regional pilots thus tend to work for low pay and long hours in the hope of building sufficient flight experience to apply for and get a decent-paying job as the pilot of a full-size jetliner with the regional subsidiary's parent legacy airline. April 1, 1989 The first museum exhibition to survey in depth the work of contemporary American artists of Hispanic origin opens at The Brooklyn Museum June 9, 1989.

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27 Sep

Papi: A Novel

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The proportion of women experiencing unintended pregnancy and choosing to end it in abortion was higher among black women than among women in other racial and ethnic groups.[ 8 ] In 2011, lower proportions of poor and low-income women than of higher-income women chose to end an unintended pregnancy by abortion. The states create subordinate governmental bodies such as counties, cities, towns, villages, and boroughs, whose charters they either issue or, where home rule is permitted, approve.

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26 Sep

The Ville Rat: A Sergeants Sueño and Bascom Novel, Number 10

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Any cuts that come out of papers have to come from within, with employees bearing the brunt of the cuts. In December 2009, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued new guidelines concerning the release from detention of aliens arriving in the United States at ports-of-entry who are without proper identity and entry documents, but who have a credible fear of persecution or torture. In fact, because of the increase of skilled workers, the immigrants’ relative contribution of late may have increased rather than diminished.

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26 Sep

Holt McDougal Library: Barrio Boy

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There are many non-English-language newspapers in the United States, published in a host of languages, but their quality and distribution vary widely, and their number has declined substantially since their height in the early 1900s. The Space Race produced rapid advances in rocketry, materials science, and computers. Most of the other unaffiliated unions are confined to a single establishment or locality. The ongoing Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System was initiated in 1991 to monitor priority health risk behaviors that contribute markedly to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States.

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26 Sep

Perla Garcia and the Mystery of La Llorona, The Weeping

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Moreover, for all groups except Mexican Americans, coethnicity of parents is considerably lower than coethnicity of married or cohabiting partners. S. armed forces, the Marine Corps hymn, “From the halls of Montezuma”10—may be the most vivid remnants of these transformational wars in American memory. In implementing the Olmstead decision and the community living initiative at HHS, Secretary Sebelius has created an HHS Coordinating Council, led by the Office on Disability.

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26 Sep

Puro Teatro, A Latina Anthology

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Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. S.-born Hispanics differ in an important indicator of human capital, namely their educational attainment. Several winners are chosen each year, representing a variety of fields. Supreme Court held in March 2010 that an alien’s Sixth Amendment right to effective assistance of counsel in criminal proceedings is violated when the alien’s criminal defense attorney fails to advise the alien of the immigration consequences of a guilty plea, provided the removal consequence is “truly clear” and the alien demonstrates that he or she suffered prejudice as a result of the deficient assistance of counsel.

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26 Sep

Postnationalism in Chicana/o Literature and Culture (Chicana

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Overall, there was no significant change from 2003-2004 through 2011-2012 in high weight for recumbent length among infants and toddlers, obesity in 2- to 19-year-olds, or obesity in adults. It has been considered both an indicator of assimilation and a means by which assimilation is achieved (Gordon, 1964; Lieberson and Waters, 1988). While many people speak of Latin music as a single genre, Latin America is home to a wide variety of music. In the 1930s, the Great Depression inspired authors such as John Steinbeck and Willa Cather to write about rural America.

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26 Sep

Tales from Alturas: The Puerto Rican Mystique

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Mortality by Hispanic status in the United States. These forces combine to produce strong negative correlations among the education, employment, and earnings of Mexican American parents and the chances that their children retain a Mexican ethnicity. Race scholars’ and abolitionists’ mixed ideological and scientific desire for more data almost entirely lost out to the politicians’ instinct to avoid feeding intractable ideological disputes. Note that exchange rates are mediocre at airports and downright terrible at currency exchange centers in the suburbs.

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26 Sep

Broken Paradise: A Novel

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The impact of language as a barrier to effective health care in an underserved urban Hispanic community. The United States is still often thought of as an offshoot of England, with its history unfolding east to west beginning with the first English settlers in Jamestown. Rather, US sales taxes are charged only by the retailer at the time of the sale of the final product to the consumer. IB - Immortal Bloods -- The Minnesota set of this gang is predominantly Hmong.

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