This week's syndicated "Ask a Mexican" column by Gustavo Arellano exhibits a bit of a "Libertarian Moment" moment, as he notes: A 2014 Pew Hispanic Center survey showed that 11 percent of Latinos surveyed identified as libertarian—almost...Show More Summary
A recent Pew Research Center study declares, “Wealth inequality has widened along racial, ethnic lines since end of Great Recession.” Shutterstock Wealth inequality between whites and their black and hispanic counterparts has reached...Show More Summary
According to the Pew Research Center, white, black and Hispanic households all lost wealth during the recession, but non-whites saw the disappearance of a much greater percentage of their net worth.
New evidence from the Pew Research Center reveals that Mexican Catholics who emigrate to the United States are considerably less religious than their counterparts who remain in Mexico. A hefty majority of US Hispanics are of MexicanShow More Summary
Matt Yglesias linked today to a map from the Pew Hispanic Center showing which states had the highest populations of unauthorized immigrants. It was interesting but unsurprising: the biggest states (California, Texas, Florida, New York) also have the most unauthorized immigrants. Show More Summary
Slowly but surely, the GOP seems to be winning over Hispanic voters. Latino support for the Republican party is nearing a 15-year high, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center. 27 percent of Hispanics now identify with or lean toward the right-wing party, the most since 2006, and seven percentage points higher than did in 2011. The […]
President Obama’s base of support among Hispanics and young people is eroding dramatically in the run-up to the 2014 elections. According to the Pew Research Center, Hispanic voters are upset with the Obama administration over what they perceive to be elevated deportations and failures to enact more lenient immigration reform. Show More Summary
"In 2000, 12 percent of Americans ages 18 to 24 hadn’t graduated high school, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Current Population Survey data," notes FiveThirtyEight (U.S. High School Dropout Rates Fall, Especially Among Latinos). Show More Summary
According to an analysis by the Pew Research Center, the number of states in which Hispanic children make up 20 percent or more of the kindergarten class has increased from 8 percent in 2000, to 17 percent in 2012. The Hispanic population...Show More Summary
Hispanics were the only major racial or ethnic group to see poverty decline in 2013, experts at the Pew Research Center note.
Libertarianism has a reputation in America for being the province of old white dudes (perhaps old and young white dudes if critics are feeling magnanimous). But parsing a recent survey from Pew Research Center, Townhall.com columnist...Show More Summary
According to a new report by the Pew Research Center, 18% of Hispanics are unaffiliated with any religion (including 3% who are atheist or agnostic) -- and 24% of Hispanic adults are former Catholics:
"When we talk about race... there's a divide when it comes to home ownership and the creation of wealth," said Mark Hugo Lopez, director of Hispanic research at the Pew Research Center. With US economic inequality at an all-time high,...Show More Summary
A recent study from the Pew Research Center found that African Americans and Hispanics between the ages of 18-49 are more likely than other groups to gather health information from their phones. As both groups experience disparitiesShow More Summary
According to the Pew Research Center's Hispanic Trends Project, Latino voters gave President Barack Obama 71 percent of their 2012 election votes. The margin was so thorough that it seemed like a no-brainer that the U.S. Congress would rapidly move an immigration reform package through both houses of Congress. Show More Summary
Latinos and Asian-Americans believe that it is more important for undocumented immigrants to receive deportation relief than for them to receive citizenship, according to a new poll released by the Pew Hispanic Center on Thursday. The post Study: Latinos and Asian Americans Believe Deportation Relief More Important Than Citizenship appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Earlier this year, the Pew Hispanic Center reported that the number of Hispanic youth dropping out of high school hit a record low. Despite the decrease, issues like teen pregnancy, over-crowded schools and pressure to contribute toShow More Summary
The several-year decline in the number of unauthorized immigrants estimated to be living in the United States has flattened out and may be reversing, according to a new report from the PEW Research Center’s Hispanic Trends project. As...Show More Summary
Chicago has the fifth largest Hispanic population in the U.S., according to data released Thursday by the Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends Project. Here are some other interesting facts about the Chicago area Hispanic community: 1)...Show More Summary
A recent study by the Pew Research Hispanic Center says more Spanish speakers are getting their news in English. That’s good news for local TV stations since the number of Spanish speaking adults who choose television as their main source...Show More Summary