ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

Report: It Is Not Necessary To Speak Spanish To Be Considered Latino

Report: It Is Not Necessary To Speak Spanish To Be Considered Latino

At a recent debate, GOP candidates Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz tussled over Spanish and English messaging and Cruz even sprinkled some words in español.

So are Latinos defined by their ability to speak Spanish?

In a blog post, Pew Hispanic Research Director Mark Hugo Lopez said that a survey found most Latino adults don't think it's necessary to speak Spanish to be considered Latino, according to a recent Pew Research report.

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