Eva Longoria and her parents at the Over Her Dead Body premiere
9 Latinos Whose Families Arrived Before July 4, 1776
By Carmery Trinidad | 07/04/2013 - 11:30

Listening to the immigration debate, you could easily get the idea that all Latinos are newcomers to this country. Nothing could be further from the truth. Latinos have had a presence in this land for 500 years, and the proof is not just in Spanish place names like Nevada and Colorado or in the fact that the oldest city in America (St. Augustine, Florida) was founded by the Spanish, but in the stories of Latino families nationwide.

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