The Chicano Movement reaches Nevada.
Latinos implement other means of bringing about social change; broker organizations emerge in the Latino community as militancy becomes passe.
Suburbs become increasingly Latino.
The Latino population surges in Nevada, with a 44 percent increase in just 5 years.
The May Day immigration rally is the largest political protest in the history of the Las Vegas Strip. Between 35,000 and 50,000 Latino and Latina protesters march in opposition to the heavy-handed immigration legislation waiting for sanction by Congress.