Hispanic Culture

Being of Mexican decent, I find that we were subject to many different groups of racial changes. Many of the immigrants that made their way to the United States met with difficulties from prejudice, racism, stereotyping and segregation. In the early years of migration to the United States, there seem to be a huge problem with racism and Mexicans still seem to deal with these difficulties today. There have been documented hate crimes against the Mexican race even, such as in the article found in the “Migration, The World Affairs Blog Network.” Mexican migration does not always come out of Mexico alone; there are other countries such as Ecuador, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Spain, or even Venezuela. Either way they are all from a Mexican decent, even if their families migrated here and their children were born in the United States. Their family heritage is still of a Mexican background, making them vulnerable to racial hate, prejudice and stereotyping.
Segregation for our race was something that was not easy; we were considered outsiders due to our ethnic backgrounds. Employment for immigrants did not come easily either, employers frown upon the lack of education from migrants. Finding employers that could provide employment for unskilled labor was not easy, the reduction in wages for unskilled labor and it was offer very little opportunities and it seemed to increase the welfare being given to lower waged families. Like my grandfather, he found himself in this same situation when he began employment in the U.S. he met with resistance and prejudice in the companies he worked for. Over the years he had been employed; like many other immigrants he spoke the Spanish language more than he did the English language but quickly learned by being surrounded by it on a daily basis.
In 2001, Mexican government expressed strong support for illegal-aliens receiving amnesty, under the Bush Administration, expecting a proposal to a New Mexican work program. This would allow the...