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Politics

Strong Latin influence in the United States

On the political side ahead of the 2016 presidential election, this community will have an important role, the increase of Hispanics in Southeast political change color several states that traditionally vote Republican

A study by the Pew Research Center, based on Census data revealed that eight of the 10 states where it has grown in percentage Latino population in the U.S. are from the Southeast. Alabama had the largest increase in 2000 had a population of 72,152 Latinos and in 2011 reached 186,209, representing an increase of 158%.

Stewart County in Georgia, is one that has experienced a greater rise in percentage of the Hispanic population between 2000 and 2011, a 1,754%.

The average age of Latinos living in these places is 27 years, achieving the community be younger among different ethnic groups. The state of Texas warned this phenomenon and in 2000, launched the "Bridging the Gap". It is that Latinos have access to education through the implementation of incentives and grants. In 2013, Latinos led the number of people who got more degrees compared to other racial groups. Georgia, Arkansas and Louisiana have tripled their enrollments of Hispanic home study. In South Carolina, the company opened a web Sciway name, this page has a section especially for the community where work is offered.

In Georgia in 1990, only about 100,000 Latinos were living. Today is different, since the state is home to 879,858 Hispanics. Thus setting a trend in the United States, the advancement of this community in the most radically conservative states in the country.

On the political side ahead of the 2016 presidential election, this community will have an important role, the increase of Hispanics in Southeast political change color several states that traditionally vote Republican, the Latino community supports traditionally mostly Democrats, in 2012 in nine of the 10 states where Hispanics grew, Republican Mitt Romney to President Barack Obama won.