It just so happens that in the same week that a co-author of a Heritage Foundation immigration study resigned for suggesting that Hispanics have lower IQs than whites, the Pew Research Hispanic Center released a new analysis showing that Hispanic … Continue reading ?
A Pew Research Center report released Thursday notes that Hispanic college enrollment reached a record high for the class of 2012, surpassing the rate of white enrollment for the first time. Pew shows that 69 percent of Hispanic high school graduates enrolled in college compared to 67 percent of whites, a jump from just under [...]
I find myself seriously puzzled by a new report from the Pew Research Center, which shows that Hispanic high school graduates are now enrolling in college at a greater rate than white graduates. Or to be more specific, I find myself...Show More Summary
The number of illegal immigrants in the United States has not changed significantly since 2005; the Pew Hispanic Center estimated from the March 2005 Current Population Survey and Department of Homeland Security reports that there were between 11.5 and 12 million unauthorized migrants, a number approximating the number of illegal immigrants today. Show More Summary
Percentage of the U.S. population that is foreign-born: 13 Percentage that was foreign-born in 1913: 15 Data from the Pew Hispanic Center, via Harper's Index, February 2013.
According to Pew Research Hispanic Center’s new report, Closing the Digital Divide: Latinos and Technology Adoption, the “digital divide” between Latinos and other ethnic groups is closing. The Pew report examines 2012 social media, digital technology, and mobile technology use among Latinos, whites, and blacks. Show More Summary
The report, by the Pew Hispanic Center, said that while a digital divide between Latino Americans and white Americans may be closing, a divide still exists between native- and foreign-born Latinos.
According to the Pew Research Hispanic Center, there are 1 million children among the nation’s illegal immigrant population, as well as 4.5 million children who are citizens but whose parents are not in the coun
The Latino population is the fastest growing demographic in the United States. According to the Pew Hispanic Center, approximately 800,000 Hispanic residents turn 18 every year. Those numbers speak volumes to political analysts, whoShow More Summary
Is mass migration from Mexico to the United States a thing of the past? At least for the moment, it is. Last May, the Pew Hispanic Center, in a study based on U.S. and Mexican statistics, reported that net migration from Mexico to this...Show More Summary
Although much has been reported about President Obama's domination of the Hispanic voting bloc in his re-election, there's another, less-hyped group who also helped him to his win: Pew Research Center calls them the "nones," a growing number of Americans with no specific religious affiliation. Show More Summary
Actually, all population: The U.S. birth rate plunged last year to a record low, with the decline being led by immigrant women hit hard by the recession, according to a study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center. The overallShow More Summary
More Latino children are living in poverty than any other ethnic or racial group. According to a Pew Hispanic Center analysis of U.S. Census data, 37.3 percent of poor children were Latino, 30.5 percent were white and 26.6 percent were...Show More Summary
According to a recent Pew Hispanic Center report, a record 23.7 million Latinos are eligible to vote this election year. As we inch closer to November 6, both President Obama and Governor Romney continue their fight to win over...
Our report Yo Decido shows that the hotly contested Hispanic vote in Florida is far from a monolith — one size appeal will not fit all. The Pew Hispanic Center‘s figures show just how diverse the Florida Latino vote is:
A rapidly growing number of Latinos support same-sex marriage, mirroring growing support among the general public, according to a recently released Pew Research Center survey. However, the majority of Hispanic evangelical Protestants remain opposed to same-sex marriage.
For the first time ever, the Pew Hispanic Center’s National Survey of Latinos has found that a majority of Hispanics (52 percent) support marriage equality. Only 34 percent oppose allowing same-sex couples to marry. This is a complete flip from six years ago, when 56 percent opposed and only 31 percent supported the freedom to [...]
As the Hispanic population evolves, so does their political power. A new report by the Pew Hispanic Center shows that since 2008, America's Hispanic voting population has grown 22 percent. But what are the cultural and political implications...Show More Summary
Here are some things that happened this week that are worth knowing: Hispanics now account for nearly one-quarter of the pre-K through 12th grade population, according to a Pew Hispanic Center analysis of newly available U.S. Census Bureau data. Read full article >>
Back in April, the Pew Hispanic Center released the results (PDF) of a nationwide poll showing that non-religious Latinos were growing faster than we might have imagined: As you can see from those images, 14% of U.S. Hispanics are religiously unaffiliated and more “Americanized” Hispanics are less religious than their foreign-born counterparts. NBCLatino reports on [...]