Hispanic Professional Network
A vast majority (77 percent) of the growth of the U.S. Latina population in the span between 2005 and 2015 came from American births, not from immigration, according to Nielsen's Latina 2.0: Fiscally Conscious, Culturally Influential & Familia Forward, released during Hispanic Heritage Month.
One in four American girls is now Latina. Nearly one in five (17 percent) of the American female population is now Latina.
The data have implications for American politics and culture at a time when race, ethnicity and immigration status are dominating the national debate. READ MORE AT LA WEEKLY