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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]