Voters in this year’s presidential election will be some of the most diverse ever, according to the Pew Research Center. By Election Day, nearly one-in-three eligible voters will be Hispanic, black, Asian or any other racial and ethnic minority. Continue reading ? The post 2016 voters will be most diverse ever appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
A new study released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center find that a record number of Hispanic voters could head to the polls in November, topping the 11.2 million who voted in 2012, but that Hispanic millennials — who are driving growth in the population of Hispanic eligible voters_will keep turnout low.
The Pew Research Center's latest report on immigration suggests that the demographics of American immigration are going to see a big change in the coming years. While Hispanics currently make up the largest piece of the American immigrant...Show More Summary
Many Latino voters care very deeply about immigration reform, but immigration isn’t the only issue on their minds. In fact, when the Pew Research Center asked registered Hispanic voters to rank issues that matter to them in order of importance, immigration didn’t rank first -- second or third -- on their lists. Show More Summary
The Pew Hispanic Center survey finds that 72 percent of Americans support legal status for such immigrants. The survey results come at the beginning of the 2016 presidential campaign, in which immigration is expected to be a key point of debate.
While most of the country’s major media outlets recently highlighted declining levels of Christian faith and practice among the general populace, following the release of the Pew Center's latest survey on America’s Changing Religious...Show More Summary
The Pew Research Center’s latest report taken from its 2013 Library Services Survey focuses on Public Libraries and Hispanics, examining usage patterns and attitudes among the United States Hispanic population age 16 and older. While...Show More Summary
Hispanic Americans, that were born in the U.S. are much more likely to use the public library than Hispanic immigrants, who make up half of the adult U.S. Hispanic population, according to new research from the Pew Research Center. On...Show More Summary
The Pew Research Center surveyed more than 3,600 news consumers in three cities last summer with a cluster of surprising results reported today. Top of that list: Minorities — African-Americans in Macon and Hispanics in metropolitanShow More Summary
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