Your assignment is to prepare and submit a paper on hispanics in the us. Apart from other groups, these Hispanics have less human capital, so they have very few employers in their group and it is indirectly affecting their economic status and social environment also.
Gender inequality always prevailed among the Hispanics. Since they were not the major community and furthermore they were immigrants, they had to face the brunt of racial abuse. One of the reasons for racial abuse was, fear among the US citizens was losing the jobs to these immigrants. Since the Hispanics were ready to work for fewer wages there always lies the danger of losing jobs.
Most of the Hispanics were less unskilled or semi-skilled. This makes them of losing jobs very often. This brings more responsibilities on average Hispanic women. Now she has to work outside to meet the daily requirements and look after the family.
In the Hispanic community, very less skill level people are there and job opportunities are more in the manufacturing sector, women and racial or ethnic minorities are less to possess the human capital and its characteristics are associated with its job opportunities. To get a job one has to be skilled in a particular area. Every company looks for an ideal candidate who should be an asset to the company and should not become a liability.
Hispanic groups earn less compared to whites. So which are different wages for each category or group? In cultural context Hispanic women are not allowed to grow in their career life or in personal life, they prefer not to work outside the home. Compared to Hispanics the Whites are more liberal and enjoy gender equality provided by the US constitutional laws. Whatever the reasons they still exist inequality among these groups.