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Pew Study: US Hispanic Population Growth 1980-2011

In 2011, the U.S. Population of more than 311 million included almost 52 million Hispanics. This map shows where Hispanics lived in the United States in 2011 and provides detailed information on the 10 countries with the largest Hispanic Population. continue reading »

As Of Today, California No Longer Has A White Majority

The number of Latinos will match the number of white non-Hispanic population for the first time in California this month, according to the California Department of Finance. The same study also found that Latinos will become a plurality in 2014, continue reading »

Hispanic High School Graduates Pass Whites in Rate of College Enrollment

A record seven-in-ten (69%) Hispanic high school graduates in the class of 2012 enrolled in college that fall, two percentage points higher than the rate (67%) among their white counterparts, continue reading »

PEW STUDY: 75% of US Residents Believe Immigration System Needs Fixing

Three-quarters of U.S. residents believe that the immigration system needs major changes, including a path toward legalizing the status of the undocumented population, according to a national survey released Thursday by the Pew Research Center. Of the more than 1,500 people surveyed by Pew early this month, 35 percent said the immigration system should be "completely rebuilt." continue reading »

Young Hispanics’ Changing Attitudes About Money

As April 15th approaches, everyone who has earned money this year is making sure they’ve given Uncle Sam his due. As a result, it’s that time of year for reflecting on matters of money — a particular concern for young adults, who have come-of-age during a recession and have been disproportionately affected by it. continue reading »

Pew Study: Closing the Digital Divide: Latinos and Technology Adoption

Latinos own smartphones, go online from a mobile device and use social networking sites at similar, and sometimes higher, rates than do other groups of Americans, according to a new analysis of three Pew Research Center surveys. continue reading »

Removals Remain the Starkest Measure of Immigration Enforcement

For more than a decade, the general thrust of U.S. immigration policy has been aimed at expanding the grounds of removal and the tools for facilitating deportations from the country. Not surprisingly, this has come at an enormous cost. Although the figure has been disputed by restrictionists, a report from the Migration Policy Institute continue reading »

PEW STUDY: An Awakened Giant: The Hispanic Electorate Is Likely to Double by 2030

The record number of Latinos who cast ballots for president this year are the leading edge of an ascendant ethnic voting bloc that is likely to double in size within a generation, according to a Pew Hispanic Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, Election Day exit polls and a new nationwide survey of Hispanics. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC- Campaign Funding for 2012 Presidential Election

According to the census estimates, there are 2.4 million more potential Hispanic voters in the 2012 election than back in 2008. Both political parties have made huge efforts to appeal to this massive number of new voters as shown, in part, by the increased ad spend. continue reading »

Latino Decisions Vote -Predict Final Model: Obama 72.9 vs. Romney 27.1

Final LD Vote and Turnout Predict Projections: Record-breaking Turnout and Lopsided Support for Obama among Latinos. Over the final several weeks of polling , the LD Vote Predict estimates for presidential vote choice have been quite stable, leading us to our final projection for a breakdown among actual Latino voters who choose one of the two main candidates and no undecided voters: continue reading »

PEW STUDY: Latinos Express Growing Confidence In Personal Finances, Nation’s Direction

Hispanics have grown more satisfied with the nation's direction and more confident in their finances since 2011, according to a new survey from the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

Romney Airs Ad In Florida Linking Obama To Latin American Dictators

On Tuesday, Mitt Romney’s campaign debuted a new ad in Florida that shows Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Cuban leader Raul Castro’s daughter saying they’d vote for President Obama if they were American citizens. continue reading »

We complain!

It is time to stop complaining and begin taking positive action. No one listens because we do not exercise the full power of our voice. No one cares because we show that we do not care. “They” do not provide services because we did not place them in their positions of power, nor, because of our apathy, can we remove them. continue reading »

Targeting Latino Voters in Campaign Communications: New Evidence and Insights

Hispanics are now the largest minority group in the United States at 16.5 percent of the population and are one of the most sought after groups of voters in swing areas across the country. However, surveys reveal that Hispanics, compared to non-Hispanic whites and African-Americans, have a lower share continue reading »

Early Voting and Absentee Balloting- Helpful Tools

Now is our time to vote! In a mere two weeks the winner of the presidential race will be decided, and the local and state candidates will be selected by the people. By participating in the electoral process, we can assert that our community is involved in continue reading »

Will Latino Voters Turn Out this November?

Campaigns and political observers are in agreement that Latino voters will be one of the key factors in this year’s presidential race. As we have pointed out, Latino voters’ influence will hinge on both margin (head-to-head polling) and mobilization (eventual turnout). continue reading »

AARP Surveys Needs of Older Latinos

The next President and Congress will decide the future of Medicare and Social Security, and the candidates owe voters straight talk - not just 30 second sound-bites on some of the most critical issues facing the Hispanic community and the nation. continue reading »

Pew Report: Latino Voters Support Obama by 3-1 Ratio, But Are Less Certain than Others About Voting

Latino registered voters prefer President Barack Obama over Republican challenger Mitt Romney by 69% to 21% and express growing satisfaction with the direction of the nation and the state of their continue reading »

Pro-Lifers, Catholics-Mitt Romney made approximately $50 million dollars from the Abortion Industry

Truth is stranger than fiction. You can’t make this stuff up because nobody would believe you. Mitt Romney’s business record is his chief qualification to be President, he says. Did you know that Mitt continue reading »

Republicans Fail To Improve Their Image Among Latinos, But Have Opportunity on Education

The latest impreMedia-Latino Decisions tracking poll released today revealed a continued trend in support for President Obama, and increased dissatisfaction with Republican outreach towards Latino voters, with a possible opening for Romney on his education plan. continue reading »