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Latinos in the Midwest have always filled basic labor needs in agriculture, construction, transportation, and other industries. And like many immigrant hubs, Garden City, Kansas, attracted Mexican workers because it was at a crossroads between.
In the early Mexicans worked at sugar plants and beet fields. But inmany of them started moving to meatpacking plants. In just two decades, the Latino population rose from 14 to 43 percent in the county.
Wuthnow points out that while Garden City has always been friendly to Latinos, ethnic diversity also posed many challenges. Recent Latino immigrants in some Midwestern meatpacking towns are struggling to assimilate today.
Yet a look back at our history shows this is part of the cycle of immigration and assimilation we have experienced for centuries across varied parts of the U. Arturo Conde is a bilingual journalist in English and Spanish. He is the content manager for About. Hispanics' 'third-generation U-turn' Immigrants rise. Their grandchildren fall back. The first and second generations make economic and other gains in the United States; but the Tepehuanes del norte yahoo dating generation falls back.