The U.S. metro region with the most Latino residents isn't in Florida or Texas. Provided you're reading this in Los Angeles, it's your hometown.
President Obama announced a policy change that could affect as many as 1.4 million young undocumented students by halting their deportation proceedings and granting them temporary work permits.
The historic wave of migration from Mexico to the United States, which over four decades brought 12 million immigrants to the country, has come to a standstill.
A new report from the Pew Hispanic Center says a lot both good and bad about the assimilation of the nation’s largest minority group, Hispanics.
A recent Pew Hispanic Center study indicates that a majority of people described by the Hispanic/Latino label still prefer to identify according to their family’s country of origin.
A majority of Hispanics prefer to identify themselves according to their families' countries of origin, rather than by the government's suggested terms "Hispanic" or "Latino," Pew Hispanic Center reported Wednesday.
Latinos have been especially hard hit by the economic downturn, with nearly four in 10 — 38 percent — saying they have skipped meals because they did not have enough money for food.
The Obama administration has presided over a record number of deportations of illegal immigrants, and 59% of Latinos disapprove. But Obama is still favored over potential GOP nominees.
The Pew Hispanic Center released a new analysis last week that estimates nearly half of the 10.2 million adult undocumented immigrants in the United States are parents of children under 18.
Arrests of illegal migrants trying to cross the southern U.S. border have plummeted to levels not seen since the early 1970s, according to tallies released by the Department of Homeland Security last week.
The Pew Hispanic Center has interpreted the U.S. Census Bureau’s new alternative measure of poverty, which is intended to better reflect the cost of basic living expenses, along with the resources that people have to live on. The result? There are even more poor people in the U.S. than previously counted, and more of them are Latino.
Children whose parents are undocumented immigrants are less likely to finish high school, but their parents’ legalization tangibly improves students’ educational opportunities and outcomes, researchers have found.
Hispanics now make up the largest group of children living in poverty, the first time in U.S. history that poor white kids have been outnumbered by poor children of another race or ethnicity, according to a new study.
The latest report on the status of Latino college enrollment rounds out an interesting snapshot. Though the high school dropout rate is the highest among Latino students, Pew researchers found that Latino enrollment in colleges hit an all-time high in 2010, eclipsing all other student groups.