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Partisan Divide Widens Over Immigration Policy

4 days agoNews : The Two-Way

A new study from the Pew Research Center shows American opinions about immigration policy are increasingly split along party lines.

Stay-at-home moms make great entrepreneurs

It seems as though stay-at-home moms are on the rise, according to a recent Pew Research Center analysis of government data. The percentage of mothers who do not work outside the home is highest in decades – 29 percent, up from 23 percent in 1999. The study indicates several possible reasons for the trend, such as economics and the challenge

This study shows how many teenagers really flirt online

Everyone assumes that all teenagers must be constantly flirting, sexting and dating on their phones — but how has social media really changed teen romance? The Pew Research Center released a new report Thursday, titled “Teens, Technology...Show More Summary

One chart that shows how Donald Trump is still dominating the Republican field

Despite proclamations that Donald Trump is losing steam as in the Republican presidential race, a new poll shows he's still the clear early front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination. In a Pew Research Center poll released Friday, Trump leads the pack with 25% support among likely Republican voters nationally. Show More Summary

Why You Should Care About Climate Change: Part 1

Climate change is becoming an issue of rising importance to Americans. According to a Pew Research Center survey, 46 percent of Americans view climate change as a serious issue, up from 33 percent in 2013. Over the past few years President...Show More Summary

Most Teens Have Never Been in a Romantic Relationship, So Calm Down, Teens

On Thursday, Pew Research Center released a survey entitled “Teens, Technology and Romantic Relationships,” which seems to have been written specifically for out-of-touch parents who say things like, “Twit me later!” and, “What are you Facebooking about today?” and, “Let’s take a selfie of the Grand Canyon.” Read more...

Ice-Cold Teens Don’t Hesitate to Block Their Exes

According to a study released by the Pew Research Center on teens, dating, and technology, teenagers going through a breakup aren’t creating digital shrines to their exes or pining for them on Instagram at the end of a relationship.In fact, severing ties or “pruning connections” (that is, erasing any sign of... More »

Asians — not Hispanics — are going to become the biggest immigrant group in the US

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

How immigration in U.S. has shifted through times

Really informative interactive map from the Pew Research Center charting where America's immigrants came from.

End of Philadelphia City Paper latest in series of alt-weekly closures

Northeast Times | Pew Research Center Philadelphia City Paper will cease publication on Oct. 8 and be folded into Philly Weekly, The Associated Press reported Wednesday. Broad Street Me­dia LLC, which now owns the paper’s name and assets,...Show More Summary

Americans have some strangely conflicting views on immigrants

A recent study from the Pew Research Center  reveal that Americans have some mixed feelings when it comes to incoming immigrants. One public opinion poll asked Americans whether they felt that immigrants in the US had improved or harmed...Show More Summary

Here's where America's immigrants come from

Pew Research Center has a massive new study out on immigration to the US. One part of the study looked at birth regions for recent immigrants using Census data. Immigration from Mexico steadily rose between 1970 and 2000. By the latter year, about 2.6 million immigrants who had moved to the US within the previous five years came from Mexico. Show More Summary

There will no longer be a racial or ethnic majority in the US by 2055

Non-Hispanic whites will not make up the largest chunk of the US population by 2055, according to forecasts by Pew Research Center. " Non-Hispanic whites are projected to become less than half of the US population by 2055 and 46% byShow More Summary

Share of Immigrants in U.S. Nears Highs of Early 20th Century, Report Finds

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

A Pew Research Center report revealed major shifts in immigration to the United States since Congress passed the Immigration and Nationality Act a half-century ago.

This map shows where people around the world live on under $10 per day

4.4 billion people lived on $10 dollars per day — or less — in 2011, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. That's 71% of the world's population. Perhaps even more shocking is that 15% of the world population in 2011, about 1 billion people, lived on under $2 per day. Show More Summary

Now We Know Why the President Still Pretends to Be a Christian

Well, we have the answer now for why Barack Obama continues to play at being a Christian, though dripping with contempt for the church in his actions and policies. Pew Research Center asked people to rate religions. Turns out that black protestants take a very dim view of atheists. Show More Summary

Proof Latinos Care About Much More Than Just Immigration

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Should libraries start ditching books to bring in new tech?

That's one of the questions the Pew Research Center has asked in a new survey focused on library use

Which Americans Use Libraries and What They Do There | Pew Research Center

Topic: Libraries The findings from a new survey by Pew Research Center highlight how this is a crossroads moment for libraries. The data paint a complex portrait of disruption and aspiration. There are relatively active constituents who hope libraries will maintain valuable legacy functions such as lending printed books. Show More Summary

Half Of Former Catholics Have Forsaken Religion Altogether

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Roughly half of Americans raised in Catholic households have left the church at some point -- and most of them have stayed away for good, according to a recent report by Pew Research Center. These "former Catholics" make up 15 percent of the U.S. Show More Summary

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