How is the U.S. Latino community perceived? Latinos have made a rich contribution to American life / Carolee Walker ; The Latino contribution to American life is not outstanding / Steve Sailer ; Latino values are conservative family values / Alberto Gonzales ; Characterizations of Latino family values are flawed / Heather Mac Donald -- What immigration attitudes and policies affect the U.S. Latino community? Arizona's immigration law is racist / Alvaro Huerta ; Arizona's immigration law is not racist / Bruce Maiman ; The immigration reform debate is racist / Linda Chavez ; Wanting to limit immigration is not racist / Randy Alcorn ; Undocumented Latino immigrants increase U.S. crime rates / Barbara Simpson ; Undocumented Latino immigrants do not increase U.S. crime rates / Ron Unz ; Birthright citizenship should be outlawed / George Will ; Birthright citizenship should not be outlawed / Eric Foner -- What is the political power of the U.S. Latino community? Latino electoral power is formidable / Alex Koppelman ; Latino electoral power is overrated / Steve Sailer ; Democrats are courting Latino voters / Jennifer Parker ; Republicans must court Latino voters / Star Parker -- What social issues impact the U.S. Latino community? Bilingual education is a barrier to Hispanic assimilation / Heather Mac Donald ; Bilingual education is the best approach for English language learners / Jeff Bale ; Racial resentment of Latinos fuels opposition to health-care reform / Michael Lind ; Calling opposition to health care racist is shameful / Pat Sajak ; Companies are increasingly targeting the burgeoning Latino market / Sarah Dougherty.
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This volume explores topics relating to the Latino community in the United States by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.