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By Wilfredo Cruz

The Latino group of Chicago is a wealthy ethnic tapestry, no longer a monolithic workforce. Latinos have had a presence in Chicago because the early 1900s and got here looking a greater lifestyles for themselves and their teenagers. As early as 1916, a large variety of Mexicans settled in Chicago to plant roots and safe a foothold within the city's heavy industries. Puerto Ricans first got here to town within the overdue Nineteen Forties, their migration to town peaking through the Fifties and Sixties. In next a long time, different Latino teams, like Cubans, Guatemalans, and Salvadorans, arrived and known as Chicago their domestic. They too immigrated to Chicago looking paintings. because the 2000 U.S. census, there at the moment are over a million Latinos in Chicago. Latinos absolutely form the nature of the town, together with its politics, its neighborhoods, and its economic climate. Chicago Latinos at paintings places a face at the Latino employee in Chicago. It indicates the various jobs they've got held some time past and proceed to carry within the present.

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