La Nueva Frontera: A Country of 24 Million

The united states of "Amexica" share more than a border and a common heritage: both sides welcome the benefits of trade but struggle with the pressures of growth


Mexicans are the predominant segment of Hispanics in the U.S. ...

Mexican 58% All other Hispanic 42%

...and Hispanics are the largest minority group in the U.S., transforming cities large and small.

Hispanics as a percentage of total population, by county

0% to 1% (951 counties) 1% to 10% (1,081) 11% to 25% (261) 26% to 50% (147) 51% to 75% (27) 76% to 100% (23)

Los Angeles 47%...

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