A SUV conducted within the 14-year old a couple of weeks before Christmas this past year. She states she had been walking the two blocks between her house in Clive, Iowa, along with her junior high school to see a baseball game. “Her goal was apparent … since she seems Mexican,” Natalia’s father, Cesar Miranda told CNN, speaking to the driver told police.In the year after a mass shooting in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, several strikes targeting Latinos and immigrants have happened across the USA. The shooting El Paso is thought to be one of the country’s deadliest shootings and also the deadliest assault on Latinos in contemporary US history. A gunman opened fire killing 23 people and injuring almost two dozen other people. Prior to the massacre, the suspected gunman — currently indicted on over 90 national and state fees, such as hate crimes — printed a racist screed rail against Latinos and immigrants, police said. He’s pleaded not guilty to each of charges.It was a terrifying escalation into the continuing racist rhetoric and violence against Latinos in the nation. About a year prior to the shootinghalf of Latinos said they had questions regarding their situation in the usa and were concerned that a relative or friend might be deported, according to a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center. That opinion did not evaporate in the wake of the shooting. The motorist accused of hitting Natalia, Nicole Poole Franklin, 42, was detained in December and stays jailed without a bond. She faces two charges of attempted murder and one count of assault-violation of rights, which will be a hate crime. The charges stem from three different events one between Natalia, one between a Black teenager and one associated with allegedly yelling racial slurs in a gas station , based on court and prison documents, and police reports. The case remains pending in Polk County court. CNN has reached out into the public defender representing Poole Franklin but hasn’t heard back. Since the episode, Natalia and her family said they’ve always fought with anger, dread, and the teenager’s psychological and physical retrieval. Natalia has dreamed more than once the exact same SUV yields and “runs in her upper portion of her body as it is going to complete up her,” explained Dalila Alonso Miranda, the adolescent’s mother. While the nation case remains pending, Natalia’s family is calling for national hate crimes charges to be brought against Poole Franklin. “If you do not charge somebody with a hate crime when they inform you that’s why they did it, then when will you?” Alonso Miranda said.More hate crimes reported, less national prosecutionsHate offenses targeting Latinos have improved annually since 2015, based on this 2018 FBI Hate Crime Statistics report, the most recent data available. In 2018, you will find 485 episodes and 671 sufferers in anti-Hispanic or Latino incidents, in comparison with 427 episodes and 552 sufferers in the former calendar year, the bureau’s data reveals. Assessing 2018 into 2015, when there were 299 episodes and 392 sufferers, the amount of incidents increased 62%.Bias from Black or African American individuals overwhelmingly contains the largest group of reported hate crime offenses pertaining to race, according to the FBI statistics. Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism in the California State University, San Bernadino, states that he attributes the growth to a nationwide change in attention from Muslims into Latinos. The FBI statistics in 2018 reveals 270 events were reported from Muslims and Arab-Americans, the weakest since 2015. In the last couple of months, more episodes between Asians and Black folks were reported in the past two decades, Levin states, but it does not signify the anti-Latino belief is gone.”We’ve ticking time bombs throughout the nation and we do not understand who they are likely to strike precisely but we know they despise,” Levin said.But even though hate crimes are now reported, demonstrating that someone committed a crime inspired by another individual’s race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability can be exceedingly hard, said Phyllis Gerstenfeld, a professor and chair of the criminal justice department at California State University, Stanislaus.There are several national hate crimes prosecuted because 2012, based on a investigation by Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, a company at Syracuse University that monitors and gathers data about the national government.Gerstenfeld, whose main area of research is hate crimes, said there might be many more events that remain unknown to government because victims do not feel comfortable reporting them.”Hate crimes generally do not get reported to the authorities frequently, but especially with several communities of sufferers. Latinos, particularly if they’re they have bad relationships with authorities, aren’t likely to report them,” Gerstenfeld told CNN.’We’re in America, we do not speak Spanish here’A mum says she could not stop two white girls from East Boston from attacking her and her 15-year-old daughter in February. The women “physically attacked them because they were laughing and speaking to each other in Spanish,” the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said.The mother, Vasquez, said that when one of the women approached her, she asked her daughter to translate and the woman began yelling at them and assaulted them. CNN is identifying the mother by her last name for privacy and security concerns. “She yelled, ‘We are in America, we don’t speak Spanish here, speak English!,'” Vasquez, 46, told CNN. The mother did not identify which one of the two women yelled at her.During the altercation, Vasquez said she was bitten on her right thumb and hit multiple times while her daughter was punched in the face multiple times and pulled by the hair.Two women — Jenny Leigh Ennamorati, 25, and Stephanie Armstrong, 25 — were each charged with two counts of violating constitutional rights with bodily injury and two counts of assault and battery charges, the district attorney said. Both cases have probable cause hearings scheduled for September.They told police they heard the Vasquezes laughing and speaking Spanish and believed they were making fun of them, according to a police report, which redacted the women’s names but they were later released by prosecutors.CNN has reached out to an attorney representing Ennamorati but has not heard back. William J. Barabino, an attorney representing Armstrong, said video recorded by a bystander and the “accuser statement” shows that his client “never laid a hand on anyone.””Eventually, she went over to the physical dispute and can be seen extending both arms in an effort for all to calm down. That isn’t a crime and we expect that a judge or a jury will eventually reach that same conclusion,” Barabino said in a statement emailed to CNN.The incident has haunted Vasquez since then. For weeks, she says her daughter would wake up scared and crying at night and constantly asked why anyone would treat them like that. They have been mostly at home since the incident because of the pandemic girl has been talking with a counselor but Vasquez is concerned about how she would interacts with more people when classes resume.Fear may have kept many other victims silent, Vasquez says, but she can’t let hatred and bigotry go unpunished. Even after the Vietnamese restaurant where she worked closed due to the pandemic and she struggled to find another job for nearly four months, she hasn’t stop talking with others about the incident and working with her attorneys. “There’s Asians, Latinos, everything in this country and still others haven’t understood that we deserve the same respect than people who had been born in America,” Vasquez stated. CNN’s Rebekah Riess Gregory Lemos contributed to this report.