Backlash against Latino dispersal in US
The Latino community in the US is dispersing away from historically immigrant gateway cities, which has already provoked antagonistic responses from the state or the public and threatens to exacerbate existing tensions.
"During the early years of the 2000s 80 percent of the nation's Latinos lived in these large metropolitan areas (LA, New York, Miami), but this is changing as Latinos move to where the jobs are – to smaller cities, suburbs or even rural areas.
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