In the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries there was a flow of Iberian emigrants who left for Latin America.
It was never a large movement of people but over the long period of time it had a major impact on Latin American populations: the Portuguese left for Brazil and the Spaniards left for the rest of the vast region.
At various moments in your childhood, certain things pop up that make you realize your family is a liiiiittle different from those of your non-Latino and non-immigrant friends.
Which leads you to wonder if you could ever manage to have a non-latino S. Until one day, it happens: You fall for a Jordan instead of a Joaquín, a Jessica instead of a Yessica. ” “Because Hispanics can be White.” “Why don’t you just call me American?
Of the European immigrants, men greatly outnumbered women and many married natives.
California and the Southwest, and cities such as New York city and Miami).
Remember to keep your guard up and assess the situation before befriending or trusting anyone you meet.