Latino immigrants changing the face of rural populations

Over the last two decades Latino immigrant populations in the United States have experienced significant growth in areas that had little previous experience with them.

Scholars refer to these places as ‘new immigrant destinations.’ Recent Penn State research indicates that rural growth in high-amenity areas such as Sun Valley, Idaho, or Cooperstown, New York, is an important but overlooked pull factor for low-wage Latino immigrants arriving in rural communities across America.

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 11:51am