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.
A new Census Bureau projection for growth in the Hispanic population projection by 2050 is lower—by nearly 30 million—than earlier population projections published by the bureau.
The median wealth of white households was 13 times the wealth of black households and 10 times that of Hispanic households in 2013, compared with eight and nine times, respectively, in 2010.
While President Obama’s executive order expanding deportation relief covered people from countries around the world, Mexicans were by far the group that will feel the most impact under existing and new guidelines.
Millions of unauthorized immigrants could receive relief from deportation under an executive order that President Obama will announce as early as next week.
The Obama administration deported a record 438,421 unauthorized immigrants in fiscal year 2013, continuing a streak of stepped up enforcement that has resulted in 2 million deportations since Obama took office.
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
The earnings gap in the nation’s workforce has widened in recent years as the pay of high-wage workers has risen and the pay of low-wage workers has fallen, but Hispanics may be feeling the impact more acutely than others.
The sharp decline in U.S. births after the onset of the Great Recession—especially among Hispanics—has slowed the nation’s transition to a majority-minority youth population.
Natural increase (births minus deaths) accounted for 78% of the total change in the U.S. Hispanic population from 2012 to 2013, whereas migration accounted for about 61% of the total change in the Asian-American population.