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Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center reports on DACA, immigrant moms, views of Trump

Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center reports on DACA, immigrant moms, views of Trump

Click here on the entire e-newsletter   September 01, 2017 DACA has shielded nearly 790,000 young unauthorized immigrants from deportation Nearly 790,000 young unauthorized immigrants have received work permits and deportation relief through the federal government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program since it was created five years ago by President Barack Obama. Requests for renewals have...
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Latino News Notes: Latinos divided about their place in America after Trump’s election

Latino News Notes: Latinos divided about their place in America after Trump’s election

By the Pew Research Center Click here for the entire newsletter Hispanics are divided about their place in America after Trump’s election. A growing share says the situation of U.S. Latinos is worsening, and about half worry they or someone they know might be deported. A total of 54 percent are confident about their place in America, while...
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Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends

Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends

By the Pew Research Center Click here for the entire newsletter Unauthorized immigrants covered by DACA face uncertain future 115th Congress sets new high for racial, ethnic diversity Blacks and Hispanics face extra challenges in getting home loans Less than half the public views border wall as an important goal for U.S. immigration policy...
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Latino News Notes: More voters will have access to non-English ballots in the next election cycle

Latino News Notes: More voters will have access to non-English ballots in the next election cycle

By D’Vera Cohn • Pew Research Center The federal government has long required election ballots in some U.S. jurisdictions to be printed in languages other than English, based on the number of voting-age citizens who live in those communities and have limited English skills and low education levels. New data from the Census Bureau show that 263 counties,...
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Hispanic Heritage Month: One month is not enough

Hispanic Heritage Month: One month is not enough

Too many issues and events to squeeze into one month of reflection and celebration By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 Many folks wonder why Hispanic Heritage Month is divided between September and October. Yes, at least we get a month, but starting halfway through September seems odd to some. So for that reason we...
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Pew Research Center: Millennials Make Up Almost Half of Latino Eligible Voters in 2016

Pew Research Center: Millennials Make Up Almost Half of Latino Eligible Voters in 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hispanic Millennials will account for nearly half (44 percent) of the record 27.3 million Hispanic eligible voters projected for 2016 — a share greater than that of any other racial or ethnic group of voters, the Pew Research Center reported Jan. 22 in its latest Hispanic Trends report. But the impact of...
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Commentary: Pew Research Center provides timely info on Hispanic trends

Commentary: Pew Research Center provides timely info on Hispanic trends

By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 How many of you dear readers know that the number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. holding down blue-collar jobs is still below levels seen before the Great Recession? Guess we don’t need to overly militarize the border after all. Or did you know that the majority of...
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Commentary: Hispanics more likely to believe humans causing climate change

Commentary: Hispanics more likely to believe humans causing climate change

By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 It was an interesting bit of political theater presented in Congress last week. Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe wandered onto the Senate floor during a discussion questioning the science behind climate change. “Do you know what this is? It’s a snowball,” said Inhofe, who was seen holding the frozen...
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Commentary: As Hispanic high school dropout rates fall, 4-year degrees lag

Commentary: As Hispanic high school dropout rates fall, 4-year degrees lag

By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 Given all the news that funding for public education continues to suffer from the “Cut government spending” crowd, it is surprising that a new Pew Research Center report indicates that Hispanics and blacks are leading the trend of reducing the overall high school dropout rate. In a report...
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Growing share of Latinos get their news in English

Growing share of Latinos get their news in English

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The language of news media consumption is changing for Hispanics: a growing share of Latino adults are consuming news in English from television, print, radio and internet outlets, and a declining share are doing so in Spanish, according to survey findings from the Pew Research Center. In 2012, 82% of Hispanic...
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