NEW YORK (Huff Post Latino Voices) - Do Brazilians count? What about Spaniards?
Those debates have intensified as cities, corporations, and universities expand, contract, and otherwise change diversity and affirmative action programs. In New York, Latino entrepreneurs who want to take advantage of a city program designed to give businesses owned by women and minorities access to information and guidance, must first swear that they are Hispanic, in the way that the city defines it.
Before Latino applicants can qualify they must sign an affidavit confirming their ethnic identity.