Nearly all Hispanic adults born in the United States of immigrant parents report they are fluent in English. By contrast, only a small minority of their parents describe themselves as skilled English speakers.
Hispanics by a large margin believe that immigrants have to speak English to be a part of American society and even more so that English should be taught to the children of immigrants.
A survey of U.S. Latinos shows that views are not unanimous on unauthorized migrants and U.S. policy toward them.
by The Pew Hispanic Center and the Kaiser Family Foundation Field Dates: 4/21/04 – 6/9/04 Respondents: Nationally-representative sample of 2,288 Latino respondents age 18 and older In order to better understand how the Hispanic population, both voters and non-voters, see the political choices facing the nation this year, the Pew Hispanic Center and the Henry […]
Candidates, political organizations and the news media are paying greater attention to Latino voters in 2004 than in any previous election year.
The rapid growth of the Latino population has been a subject of intense public attention since the 2000 Census reported a 58% increase over the 1990 total and later Census Bureau estimates concluded that Hispanics had surpassed African Americans in number.