Nearly half of American children aged under five are from an ethnic minority, according to a new report from the US Census Bureau.
The latest figures show 45% of US pre-schoolers are non-white, with the Latino population growing the fastest.
Of the overall US population, one-third are now from an ethnic minority.
The report comes amid a series of huge immigrant demonstrations protesting against tough anti-immigration measures being considered by the US government.
Monday, May 15, 2006
US sees ethnic minority baby boom
From the BBC