Most of the demographic change in the American electorate today comes not from waves of new immigration but from the echoes of past immigration: the children of immigrants and their children.

via Boston Review — Stephen Ansolabehere: The Brown Majority.

In light of the fact that Hispanics are rapidly become the largest minority in the United States of America, the question begs asking, so what?  In other words, what effect will a growth in Hispanic citizens, particularly those under the age of 18, have on American politics?  How might the public policies proposed and debated be altered in light of America’s changing demographic?