Category: Hispanics

Ve al norte, joven: Part 2, immigration

21 December, 2011 (14:05) | Cities, Demographics, Hispanics, Immigration, Markets, US News |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   By:David A. Smith   Yesterday’s post followed the steady population decline of southwest Kansas, as profiled in a New York Timesstory of the aptly named Ulysses, Kansas, which has more than once been the destination of wanderers:     There was a time, not so long ago, when ‘Irish’ […]

Ve al norte, joven: Part 1, emigration

20 December, 2011 (15:42) | Cities, Demographics, Emigration, Hispanics, Immigration, Markets, US News |

By:David A. Smith   What makes America work?  As this New York Times story shows, it’s people on the move, many of them ‘those people’:   Ulysses, Kansas   An apt name for a town of wanderers.     Not long ago in this quiet farming community, with its familiar skyline of grain elevators and […]