They have their life already established here. They want to wait and see what happens.
America Gruner is founder and President of the Coalition of Latino Leaders.
They're helping each other to get by with expenses and they have their children in mind.
She says many companies are now hiring for positions that just weren't available in the past.
America Gruner, "For example, 10 years ago many agencies didn't have anybody Latino or bilingual and now you can see more places have, not just in government but also the private industries."
Dr. Pablo Perez of the St. Joseph Clinic first came to Dalton in 1999.
Pablo Perez, "At that time there was a boom, a demographic explosion here. There was few doctors who were able to understand the culture barrier and the language in order to access the healthcare."
So he's made Dalton home for his whole family. But Dr. Perez admits there have been some big changes since the late '90s.
Pablo Perez, "But people are sticking here. People, usually second generation, are the ones who put roots in this community and they have their kids into college and the schools, and it's difficult to move then."
And he says good schools are a big key to Dalton's future success.
Pablo Perez, "Once they are successful the community's also going to be successful in terms how, a better educated community is always going to be more successful than a community that is not well educated."
America Gruner, "We want to develop leaders in the community to serve everybody."