Sep 19, 2014

Hispanics only group to see its poverty rate decline and incomes rise

Hispanics are the only major racial or ethnic group to see a statistically significant decline in its poverty rate, according to 2013 Census Bureau figures released this week

Sep 16, 2014

Public is sharply divided in views of Americans in poverty

Poverty is an issue that deeply divides the American public when it comes to how much of a role government should play in alleviating the problems of the poor.

Sep 16, 2014

11 facts for National Hispanic Heritage Month

11 facts for National Hispanic heritage Month that look at Latinos in the U.S. by age, geography and origin groups.

Aug 28, 2014

Latino confidence in local police lower than among whites

About half of Hispanics say they have a great deal or a fair amount of confidence in their local police force to not use excessive force on suspects and to treat people equally regardless of race or ethnicity.

Aug 18, 2014

Dept. of Ed. projects public schools will be ‘majority-minority’ this fall

A steady demographic change over the years has resulted in a decline in the number of whites in classrooms.

Aug 15, 2014

5 facts about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program

5 facts about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program which President Obama signed two years ago.

Aug 4, 2014

Many Mexican child migrants caught multiple times at border

New data shows that thousands of unaccompanied Mexican children caught at the border have crossed into the U.S. multiple times.

Jul 29, 2014

Hispanics split on how to address surge in Central American child migrants

About as many Hispanics support the current system for deciding immigration cases as do those expediting the process (49% – 47%), which would have the effect of speeding up deportations.

Jul 25, 2014

At the border, a sharp rise in unaccompanied girls fleeing Honduras

The number of unaccompanied girls from three Central American countries caught at the Southwest border, particularly those ages 13 to 17, has increased more rapidly this year than the number of boys.

Jul 22, 2014

Children 12 and under are fastest growing group of unaccompanied minors at U.S. border

As the number of unaccompanied children trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has surged, the increase in apprehensions among children ages 12 and younger has been far greater than among teens, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of previously unreleased government data. The new data show a 117% increase in the number of unaccompanied […]