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...w immigrant groups bypass traditional central city enclaves and directly settles in suburbs (Skop and Li 2005). Today majority of all minority racial groups reside in suburbs, and Asians and Hispanics are leading the trend.
I think this rapidly increasing immigrants in suburbs can trigger the second boom of white flight. Of course there are movements that urge for people to move back to central cities such as smart growth. Gentrification in the central city also suggests better quality housing options to the rich. However, America has vast lands and Americans love lands. According to Voith (2000), if Americans has a ten percent increase in their income, they tend to spend sixteen percent more in their residential land purchase. Also with a tax treatment favoring suburban housing, I think outward urban expansion will be a dominant trend than moving back to the city.
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