A Speech on Hispanic Poverty Is Not only Caused by Racism

Hispanics are mostly a group of people in the central or southern parts of America. They differ from various cultures and races. They are increasing rapidly day by day and are realistically poor. They often face income inequality and that is one reason for them to hit poverty. They are pointed out as the minority group in the United States but are practically the largest in population. 

A huge number of Hispanics are foreigners, very few non-Hispanics were born in the United States. Hispanics can be of any race (black, white, or Asian). If anyone from the Hispanic population is well educated and provided with well-paid jobs, then they would not consider themselves among the Hispanic much and they are likely to get married to non-Hispanic people. 

Poverty among the Hispanics does have effects of racism, ethnicity, and national origin. This poverty rate has never changed since the 1970s; instead, poverty status was introduced and determined based on the family income and number of members in a family and their age. However, the Hispanics are trying to reach well along with the non-Hispanic whites, like that of the non-Hispanic blacks they have been better since the 1970’s when the poverty among blacks commonly started declining. 

Poverty hits these people based on their nationality and ancestry. Though the native-born Hispanic society has been provided with nationality, better education, and language adaptations, and also are less poor when compared to the foreign-born Hispanics, we still see an immense number of children out in the street being poor.

Children from Hispanic families that have immigrant heads in their family tend to face more poverty rates. Reduced family size does matter in reducing the poverty rate in such families, but that is also rarely possible with the more number of adults in the family sometimes. Most of the foreign Hispanics mainly from Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Central America are large in numbers of immigrants and as they first come into the United States they face a lot of poverty side and find it difficult to live a life.

As time passes the Hispanic immigrants find it even harder to reach around at least the life of the naive-Hispanics. 

Race does play a role in terms of the income these Hispanic populations receive. They have low chances to receive an income near the non-Hispanic whites but do receive an income almost equal to the non-Hispanic black population. This clearly states the race discrimination that black people faced long back continues to rule over most of the population.

Incomes are always more for the native- Hispanics when compared to the immigrant Hispanics, that too the income might be more equal with the native-Hispanics depending on how long they have been in the United States. Even national origin Hispanics are considered with priority. We should provide them with a few more legal rights and opportunities to work without any racial discrimination so that a large amount of poverty could be ended.

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