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22 Sep 2017
Immigration Legislation was created
Representation of Latinos in redistricting Detroit
Redistricting of districts to represent Latinos in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Florida, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island
Population boom in California due to new voting and civil rights for Latinos
The New York Police DPT. had to promote 100 African Americans and 60 Latinos to sergeant due to a lawsuit
20 cities participate in the national day of refugees and immigrants.
Immigration and Reform Act passed.
The Latino people were segregated in schools
The first Latino cabinet member was elected, Dr. Lauro Chaves
Immigration Control Act passed
Willie Velasquez dies and is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
George W. Bush made Spanish Heritage Month a national Holiday
Number of Hispanics in America increased by 38 times
First female Latino elected to the House of Reprasentatives
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