Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Mexican Americans are not only the largest Spanish speaking group in this country but the largest minority group in America. The suffer from the same problems and issues most American minorities suffer but they are more disadvantaged because of the language barrier. Most Mexican parents don’t speak English and their children must learn it from going to school. Between July 1, 2005 and July, 1 2006 Hispanics accounted for almost half of Americas growth, with 44.3 million total in 2007. Although they are a large minority in this country their language as well as their culture is underrepresented in the media.