A report published by The Urban Institute examines 40 indicators of well-being of immigrant and nonimmigrant youth. The purpose is to assess inequalities between immigrant and nonimmigrant youth, and to trace the progress of immigrant youth across generations. The report presents outcomes for all immigrant and nonimmigrant youth and then breaks out findings for Latinos and for Asians, Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. To present a broad picture of achievement, this report covers a wide range of outcomes pertaining to demography, geography, education, work, disconnectedness, income, health, use of technology, and...
- Author: The New York Times
Hispanics generally fare better than blacks in rankings of inequality in American life, according to a new report by the National Urban League.
The annual report, called the State of Black America, also included a ranking of income inequality and unemployment for 77 American cities that had large black populations and 83 cities that had large Hispanic populations, based on data from the American Community Survey, an annual survey by the Census Bureau.
Nationwide, black Americans are twice as likely to be unemployed as whites (13.1 percent of blacks versus 6.5 percent of whites, according to...
- Author: Forbes, by Clare O'Connor
With 9 days left until Christmas, retailers are pulling out all the stops to attract last-minute shoppers to their brick-and-mortar stores and online iterations alike.
As reported by Forbes, recent data indicates there’s one group they should be paying special attention to, particularly given their propensity to spend big around the holidays: Hispanic Millennials. Here’s why.
They have disposable income.
Young Hispanics between the ages of 20 and 29 carry about $10,000 less debt than other Millennials, according to
- Author: NBC Latino
According to the national survey, fewer than half of all Americans say the country has made substantial progress toward racial equality. When it comes to Latinos, around 43 percent of Latinos say that the U.S. has made “a lot” of progress in the past 50 years to achieving Martin Luther King’s dream. Meanwhile, slightly...
- Author: Pew Research Center
Second-generation Americans----the 20 million adult U.S.-born children of immigrants----are substantially better off than immigrants themselves on key measures of socio-economic attainment, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. They have higher incomes; more are college graduates and homeowners; and fewer live in poverty. In all of these measures, their characteristics resemble those of the full U.S. adult population.
Hispanics and Asian Americans...