Despite Latino Surge, Asians Remain U.S.’s Fastest Growing Racial Group

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While the Latino population in the United States continues to grow, Asians remain the fastest-growing racial group in the country, according to new information from the Census Bureau.

The Hispanic population grew by 2.2 percent to 56.6 million, and New Mexico had the largest percentage of Hispanics in the country at 48 percent. The Asian population, however, grew at 3.4 percent between July 2014 and 2015, with migration responsible for the majority of the growth, government officials said Thursday.

There are now 21 million Asians in the United States, with Hawaii as the nation’s only majority Asian state.

Sam Garrow, a Census Department demographer, said Asians …

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Scotland Farmer Flies Mexican Flag Next To Donald Trump’s Golf Course

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When Donald Trump lands in Aberdeenshire this Saturday to inspect his Scottish golf course, he’ll be greeted with the sight of the Mexican flag flying above its border.

Residents on the Menie Estate, north of Aberdeen, told BuzzFeed News they raised the flag as part of their campaign against the Trump International Golf Links, which the Republican presidential nominee opened in 2012.

“The point of the flag is to show solidarity with the Mexicans and every other group that Trump has decried, derided, insulted, and tried to marginalise,” said David Milne, who has lived for 25 years in a former coastguard’s lookout that is now enveloped ...

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