01/04/2013 11:13 am ET

From Race To Ethnicity: Census Rethinks Hispanic On Questionnaire

Hispanics may become a race of their own in the U.S. Census — a major change that some Latino advocacy groups are opposing.

Currently, the Census considers Hispanic not a race but an ethnic background. Hispanics can be of any race, and Hispanic origin is asked on Census forms in a question separate from the one about race.

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