According to surveys conducted by AARP, Hispanics over the age of 50 want candidates to address issues related to the future of Social Security and Medicare.
A little-known bill filed by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) this month that would impede undocumented immigrants from claiming a child tax credit is drawing fire from Latino groups and immigrant activists.
Hispanic Americans, the nation's fastest-growing minority group, are least prepared for retirement, according to a new ING Study that compares how different ethnic groups are planning for their financial future.
Roland Hernandez knows his idea on how to reform immigration is going to make a lot of people mad, but he’s willing to take that chance, hoping to re-build social security, health care, and getting an accurate census of undocumented immigrants.
While many Americans believe illegal immigrants don't pay taxes, billions of dollars deducted from paychecks issued to undocumented workers.
“Latino seniors are particularly vulnerable to cuts and changes because Social Security benefits represent nearly all of their income," according to the National Council of La Raza.
E-Verify has made it harder to find enough workers for many farm jobs, especially during spring growing season. Though the U.S. unemployment rate is stalled above 9 percent, business owners say few native-born workers are willing to do tough jobs, leading employers to hire immigrants.
What it will cost employers, employees, and taxpayers.
Several posts this month have addressed household wealth (or the lack of it) among minorities. So what comes next? Retirement, which involves every generation. And it’s not a bright picture, for Latinos especially.
The U.S. state and federal mandatory E-Verify bills threaten to throw America’s struggling economy further into the depths.
If President Obama carries through with his intention to cut Social Security benefits in such a way that it will imperil the lives of Latino seniors, it will be a sad day for a community who believed in change.
We are witnessing round two of a food fight by the smug “right to lifers” and the equally condescending “right to choice” brigade. Neither of whom, incidentally, really care about Latino lives or Latino choices, respectively. We are merely a pawn.