Hispanic


Indicates any individual identifying as “Hispanic” or “Latino” and being “a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race”.

Note: Race and Hispanic origin (also known as ethnicity) are defined by the Office of Management and Budget as being distinct and separate entities. Individuals of any race can declare Hispanic ethnicity.

See: Race and Ethnicity for additional explanation.


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