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The New Immigrates in the 1980's and 1990's came from Asia, Latin America and mostly from Mexico. These new immigrates came for many of the same reasons that the old immigrates came such as growth in population, and to look for jobs. They mostly settled in the Southwest. During this time nearly a million people came to America each year. Cesar Chavez, a Mexican American became the best known Latino American civil rights activist, and was strongly promoted by the American labor movement, which was eager to enroll Hispanic members. His public-relations approach to unionism and aggressive but nonviolent tactics made the farm workers' struggle a moral cause with nationwide support. By the late 1970s, his tactics had forced growers to recognize the UFW as the bargaining agent for 50,000 field workers in California and Florida.New immigration angered those already working, because new immigrants meant decreased wages and increased hours. This increased tension between ethnic groups.The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation's largest, oldest and most active Hispanic civil rights organization, announced today that it will join dozens of immigrant advocacy, civil rights, labor, and faith organizations for major demonstrations .The National Congress of American Indians, founded in 1944, is the oldest, largest and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the broad interests of tribal governments and communities. The Asian American movement that promoted this new identity-- which initially united Japanese, Chinese, and Filipino Americans, and then expanded to include Koreans, Southeast and South Asians, and Pacific Islanders-- was driven largely by student activists radicalized by anti-Vietnam war and black power movements. Challenging stereotypes about Asian "passivity", and rejecting the exoticism and racism of "oriental" labels,

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