Fact Tank 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.

Fact Tank Sep. 8, 2014

Latino vote is small in nearly all states with hot Senate races

President Obama has delayed any executive action on immigration policy until after this year’s midterm elections. The president noted that part of the reason for this decision was to “make sure we get it right.” Meanwhile several analysts have said that any executive action might energize conservatives and jeopardize the Senate’s Democratic majority given the […]

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Global Sep. 2, 2014

Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, from 1990-2013

Explore the origins and destinations of migrants from 233 countries between 1990 and 2013.

Fact Tank Sep. 2, 2014

7 facts about world migration

The world’s increasing population means that the sheer number of international migrants has never been higher.

Aug. 13, 2014

Birth rate for unmarried women declining for first time in decades

For the first time in decades, the non-marital birth rate in the U.S. has been declining. It’s likely that the decline occurred as a result of the economic recession of 2007-2009.

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Hispanic Aug. 11, 2014

Puerto Rican Population by County

Hispanics of Puerto Rican origin are a growing population in the 50 U.S. states and District of Columbia.

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Hispanic Aug. 11, 2014

Puerto Rico Population

The population of Puerto Rico decreased by about 200,000 people from 2000 to 2013, with about two-thirds of Puerto Rican municipalities having lost population during those years.

Hispanic Aug. 11, 2014

Puerto Ricans Leaving Island for Mainland

Puerto Ricans have left the financially troubled island for the U.S. mainland this decade in their largest numbers since the Great Migration after World War II, citing job-related reasons above all others.

Fact Tank 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

Chart of the Week: The Great Baby Recession

States that were hit the hardest by the Great Recession experienced the biggest birthrate declines.