Luis Cruz Millan was arrested for allegedly playing music too loudly in his car outside a home. His fiancee, U.S. citizen Belinda Masterman, said she begged officers not to take him to jail. Drawn by jobs in agriculture, the textile industry and construction, Latinos began settling in large numbers throughout North Carolina in the 1990s, dramatically changing the demographics of the state.
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