the worst hard times

please read the documents at the attached files below and answer the following questions. Each answer should be in your own words and at least three sentences long.

1. Why were so many Mexican nationals in the U.S. when the Great Depression began?

2. Why did white Americans consider the Hispanic population of the U.S. culturally and economically problematic once the Great Depression began?

3. What was the solution white Americans arrived at to solve those cultural and economic problems?

4. What do these readings make you think of with relation to today’s immigration debate?