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Providing the news from a different front but from a war that we must win as well! I recognize the poverty and desperate conditions that many Latinos live in. We, as the USA, have a responsibility to do as much as we can to reach out to aid and assist spiritually with the Gospel and naturally with training, technology and resources. But poverty gives no one the right to break the laws of another sovereign nation.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Census: 45.5M Hispanics in U.S. - 1.8M in Az

SHERYL KORNMAN

Published: 05.07.2008

Hispanics are the fastest growing minority in Arizona and make up 15 percent of the U.S. population, according to newly released Census data.

There were 45.5 million Hispanics living in America on July 1, 2007, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

In Arizona, more than 4 in every 10 people are minorities, according to figures released May 1.

The total minority population in Arizona was 2.6 million on July 1, 2007, with more than 1.8 million of them Hispanic, the bureau's data show.

The second largest minority population in 2007 in Arizona was American Indians. They totaled 355,000, according to the bureau.

Arizona's total population is 6.34 million.

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