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Hispanic URM question

Hispanic URM question
« on: May 14, 2007, 11:07:29 AM »
Does a person qualify for URM status just by being hispanic? Or do you have to be of a certain nationality (eg: Mexican or Puerto Rican)? Would Cubans be URMs? Personally, I would think we are ORMs judging from all the Cuban lawyers I see here in Miami.

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Re: Hispanic URM question
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2007, 04:13:23 PM »
You are a URM just by being hispanic. Regradless of how many cuban lawyers there are in Miami, they are still underrepresented in America as a whole. Most schools don't ask you to identify which country of orgin you came from, although I have seen Puerto Rican and Mexican- american

Re: Hispanic URM question
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2007, 04:18:34 PM »
Thank you. Arroz con pollo for the win.