From 2006 to 2008, internet use among Latino adults rose by 10 percentage points, from 54% to 64%, compared with a four percentage point rise among whites and a two percentage point rise among blacks.
Hispanics and the New Administration
A year and a half after a lengthy, often rancorous debate over immigration reform filled the chambers of a stalemated Congress, the issue appears to have receded in importance among one of the groups most affected by it--Latinos.
Hispanics and the Economic Downturn: Housing Woes and Remittance Cuts
Almost one-in-ten (9%) Latino homeowners say they missed a mortgage payment or were unable to make a full payment and 3% say they received a foreclosure notice in the past year.
2008 Post-Election National Survey of Latinos
Field Dates: 11/11/08 – 11/30/08 Respondents: Nationally-representative sample of 1,540 Latino respondents ages 18 and older Margin of Error: +/-3.0 percentage points at the 95% confidence level The survey focused on politics and the 2008 presidential election; attitudes about and experiences with the economy; remittance behavior; and media and technology use.
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