Latino Americans

Peril And Promise

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Examine the past 30 years, as a second wave of Cubans and hundreds of thousands Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans flee to the U.S., creating a debate over undocumented immigrants that leads to calls for tightened borders, English-only laws and efforts to brand the undocumented as a drain on public resources. Simultaneously, the Latino influence is booming in business, sports, media, politics and entertainment. Latino Americans become the largest and youngest growing sector of the American population.
 

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  • Episode 6: Peril and Promise
  • Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride
  • Episode 4: The New Latinos
  • Episode 3: War and Peace
  • Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land
  • Episode 2: Empire of Dreams


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