Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Katrina Begets a Baby Boom by Immigrants

Don't miss this article from the New York Times. I don't have time to write on it now but feel free to make comments.

NEW ORLEANS — First came the storm. Then came the workers. Now comes the baby boom.

In the latest twist to the demographic transformation of New Orleans since it was swamped by Hurricane Katrina last year, hundreds of babies are being born to Latino immigrant workers, both legal and illegal, who flocked to the city to toil on its reconstruction.