Most Hispanic parents speak Spanish to their children, but this is less the case in later immigrant generations
The share of Latino parents who ensure the Spanish language lives on with their children declines as their immigrant connections become more distant.
Is speaking Spanish necessary to be Hispanic? Most Hispanics say no
Will California ever become a majority-Latino state? Maybe not
It could be a half-century (or longer) before Hispanics become a majority there, according to scaled-back state population projections.
States suing Obama over immigration programs are home to 46% of those who may qualify
A group of 26 states filed a lawsuit in December to stop his executive actions on immigration, arguing that he didn’t have the authority to make the changes.
As Cuban American demographics change, so do views of Cuba
President Obama’s change in policy towards Cuba comes as the Cuban American population itself is changing—in its demographics, views of U.S.-Cuba policy, and its politics.
Latino vote is small in nearly all states with hot Senate races
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.
‘Mexican,’ ‘Hispanic,’ ‘Latin American’ top list of race write-ins on the 2010 census
Latinos are not the only group of Americans who utilize the “some other race” category on the census form—but they are the most likely to do so. In 2010, 6.2% of Americans selected “some other race,” up from 5.5% in 2000. Among all those who answered the race question this way in 2010, 96.8% were Hispanic.
Women’s college enrollment gains leave men behind
Even though college enrollment rates among young people have risen in recent decades, a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows that females outpace males in college enrollment, especially among Hispanics and blacks.