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New data from the Census Bureau show that the nation’s immigrant population (legal and illegal), also referred to as the foreign-born, reached 40 million in 2010, the highest number in American history. continue reading »
The Hispanic Vote will shape and determine the 2012 national elections. How both the Democratic and Republican Parties respond to the new reality will be interesting. continue reading »
In strictly political terms, the changing demographics may be a boon to progressives and a death knell to conservatives. My colleague Ruy Teixeira argues persuasively that shifts in demography, geography, and attitudes heralds a realignment of political ideology. “All this adds up to big change that is reshaping our country in a fundamentally progressive direction,” Teixeira wrote two years ago. continue reading »
Hispanic population nearly 39 million in the 33 states released, accounting for 58 percent of U.S. population growth. continue reading »
The Census ten years ago showed the Southwest Side neighborhood surrounding 54th and Kildare was 67 percent white residents with no Hispanic heritage. The latest census however, has the area at 68 percent Hispanic, with whites dropping to less than a third of the population. continue reading »
With the release today of Census 2010 reapportionment data, an analysis conducted by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund shows that the growth in Latino numbers continue reading »