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June 10, 2013 3:32 PM

Immigration overhaul may lead to demographic shift in America

The country may be on the verge of its next demographic metamorphosis. The explosive growth of Hispanics that upended the country’s black and white racial dynamics may be flipped again as leaders in Washington have begun a historic debate on the most far-reaching immigration overhaul in decades. The outcome might serve as a historic marker for a new wave of highly skilled immigrants – most likely from China and India – who may alter the racial and ethnic fabric of our cities and states for generations to come.

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