More than 17 percent of the people who register to vote never make it to the ballot box, and according to new research, these people tend to be poor or uneducated.
This election isn't merely about the political clout of Latinos. As the largest and fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, Hispanics represent this nation's very future. And right now, we're simply not doing enough to secure that future.
The passage of the DREAM Act will ensure that a steady stream of people is able to attend college and achieve better jobs.
From a stage on the crowded athletic field of a Las Vegas high school, President Barack Obama got an important endorsement in Spanish: Superstar Mexican rock band Maná.
Today, studies show being bilingual benefits your brain functions for life, and some researchers believe bilingualism can even help prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
Schools and consulates have been flooded with requests for documents after President Barack Obama announced a new program allowing young undocumented immigrants to apply for two-year renewable work permits.
Less than 3 out of 10 Latino high school seniors who took the SAT exams in 2012 are ready for college, the college board announced in a new report Monday.
There is a new level of intensity in the courting of the Hispanic vote, and it culminated last week in two Univision Candidate Forums, one with Gov. Mitt Romney and one with President Barack Obama.
According to The Urgency of Now: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males, that finds less than 60 percent of Black (52 percent) and Latino (58 percent) male ninth-graders graduate from high school four years later.
With seven weeks until the election Republican candidate Mitt Romney’s potential gender gap with women faces a new hurdle in the Latino community.
President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney are both embarking on a week heavy with travel through battleground states and appeals to key constituencies.
For many non-Latino Americans, the words “Latino” and “illegal immigrant” are one and the same. A new poll finds over 30 percent of non-Hispanics believe a majority (over half) of Hispanics are undocumented.
With Chicago public school teachers on strike, Latino families may be the hardest hit, as outside of the public school space, many Latino families traditionally haven’t had many other options for elementary and secondary education.
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will participate for the first time in history in election television programs specially directed at the Hispanic audience.