Passaic celebrates its Mexican residents for Hispanic Heritage Month
Passaic is celebrating its Mexican population in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Around 75% of the city's residents are Hispanic, and many of those people have Mexican heritage.
Passaic has the largest Mexican population out of every city and town in the state.
"Our city is better because of our rich and amazing diverse cultures, including our remarkably growing Mexican community in Passaic," says Mayor Hector Lora.
News 12's Darlene Melendez introduces viewers to one family who has been in the city during its growth.