Originally Posted by rnoldh
You live near Houston.
Show me one Filipino or preferably a Filipina Nurse who identifies ( and declares on the Census ) as a Hispanic and you win a dinner.
And I will introduce you to a Swedish WHACK.
I'm in Dallas, actually. But no, Filipinos don't usually call themselves hispanic, and most people who consider themselves hispanic don't consider Filipinos to be hispanic. They do fit the description, though. I'm sure some people check that box on census forms.