October 2008
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;10/3/2008, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p3
The article reports on the celebration of the Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S. from September 15 to October 15, 2008. According to the Census Bureau, their population of 47 million will triple in number by 2050. Robert Bernstein of the Census Bureau says the increase is because the Hispanic population is younger than the non-Hispanic population. He further notes that people from Spanish-speaking countries also comprise half the immigrants to the country.


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