Pew Research: Foreign-Born Share of US Latino Population Continues to Decrease

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Following a trend that has been ongoing for several years, the share of foreign-born Latino in the United States is at its lowest rate since 2000, based on a new statistical analysis released Monday from the Pew Research Center.

“Today, 34.4% of Latinos are immigrants, down from a peak of 40.1% in 2000,” Pew research assistant Antonio Flores stated. “And the share that is U.S. born has grown to 65.6% in 2015, up from 59.9% in 2000. This decline in the foreign-born share eFollowing a trend that has been ongoing for several years, the share of foreign-born Latino in the United States is at its lowest rate ...

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Guatemalan Artisans Are Pushing to Remove 64,000 Fake Maya Products From Etsy

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Photo credit: Photo courtesy of Ethical Fashion Guatemala/Remezcla

In San Juan La Laguna – a town on the shore of Lago de Atitlán in Guatemala – the 20 or so Maya women who make up Casa Flor Ixcaco, a collective that produces organic fabrics, have seen their work misappropriated on several occasions. Plenty of business owners come into the group’s store, ask for a sample of the work, and promise to return to place a large order. But they never come back.

“What happens normally, and it’s happened to me, [is] people come here and ask for samples and [then they create their own products], but now they use chemical ...

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