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Latino Immigration to U.S.A. and Chicago
PERU


•Peruvians began immigrating in 1950.

•Reasons: Economic and studies.

•The largest population of peruvians in the U.S.A. is in Northern New Jersey.

Peruvian Immigration to U.S.A.
Peruvian Immigration to Chicago
•Began in the 1950.

•According to 1990 census, the peruvian community is approximately 20,000 people.

•Most of peruvians are located on the Northwest Side.

Chicago's Peruvians
•Peruvians celebrate the Independence Day (July 28th).

•Venerate the “Procesión del Señor de los Milagros”.

•They have soccer clubs: Alianza Lima, Universitario de deportes, Sporting Cristal.

•The Peruvian Arts Society publishes every year the journal “El Chasqui”.

•Florida
•New York
•New Jersey


•After World War I
•Hundred of professionals moved together
•Jackson Heights, Queens

•During 19th century.
•Among with others, first South
•American settlers

FIRST
SETTLERS

COLOMBIAN IMMIGRATION TO THE U.S.

COLOMBIAN POPULATION IN THE U.S. (2011): 989 000

FIRST
COMMUNITY
MODERN
COMMUNITIES
COLOMBIANS
IN CHICAGO
1950
1960-1970
1980-1990
2000
First
Colombians
Skilled
"Costeños"
arrived
More diverse
Colombian
Immigrants
11,000
COLOMBIANS IN CHICAGO'S NEIGHBORHOODS
•Colombians don't congregate in a single neighborhood.
•At first, they settled in the North Side.
•As they earned more money, they started moving.
•Suburbs:  Skokie, Evanston, and Arlington Heights.

•Businesses at Lincoln Avenue.

COLOMBIAN CULTURE IN CHICAGO
Associations

Established the base for
Colombian Community

COLOMBIAN
RESTAURANTS

ORGANIZATIONS

•Las tablas
•Sabor a café
•La parrilla Steak House

•Consulate of Colombia
•Colombianos Unidos
Para Una Labor Activa

FIRST TIDE OF IMMIGRATION

1848 - 1849

•San Francisco and Santa Clara

•Experienced miners

•7,000 chileans entered to
America
SECOND WAVE OF IMMIGRATION

•Salvador Allende (1970)

•Augusto Pinochet (1973)

•17,600 Chileans Immigrated
to the U.S.A
SECOND WAVE OF IMMIGRATION
Father Couchulain Moriarty

Jobs
Housing
Learn English

1990
Democracy
return to Chile

THIRD WAVE OF IMMIGRTION
CHICAGO BOYS

1960s – 1970s

+ 200

STUDENTS

University of Chicago

Free market ideals

HYDE PARK

NOWDAYS
Mainly students
& Others

SOCCER TEAM
CLUB CHILENO
CHILEAN RESTAURANT

2,500

CHILEANS
in CHICAGO

IMMIGRATION TO U.S.A.
Why people immigrate?

•Political Freedom
•Religious Tolerance
•Economic Opportunity
•Family Reunification
•People want a better life:
-Better job
-More money
•American dream

LATINOS IS THE U.S.A.
The Latino population in the U.S. is increasing in many unexpected places such as New York and Miami where latinos has made them their new home.


What is a Latino?

Hispanic or Latino is common said to a person of Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South or Central America or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race.


WHAT IS THIS ABOUT?

This presentation is an ethnographic study of “latinos” who have immigrated in search of a new life and better opportunities outside Latino America


With a long and rich history in the Chicago area, Latinos are now transforming the entire look and feel of the city and region

There are lots of cities
where Latinos are almost
the half part of population.

LATINO FESTIVAL
nonprofit, multidisciplinary arts organization dedicated to developing, promoting and increasing awareness of Latino culture


Latin
American population

MY OWN EXPERIENCE
COLOMBIA
CHILE
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