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POLL:  Florida Voters Not Thrilled with Rubio’s Work on Immigration

Florida voters give Sen. Marco Rubio negative ratings for his work on immigration reform and strongly disagree with his vote in the U.S. Senate against requiring background checks for those buying gun continue reading »

Poll Shows Latino Voters Rank Education Higher than Healthcare, Split on Solutions

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. Sixty-seven percent of Latino voters said that if the election were held today they are certain to vote for Barack Obama, compared to just 15% for Romney. continue reading »

STUDY:  Minority Fifth Graders Face Greater Health and Safety Risks than General Population

Black and Latino fifth graders in the U.S. are more likely than white students to be obese, to get too little exercise, to witness violence and to ride without seatbelts and bike helmets, all signs of significant disparities that could put their health and safety at risk, a new study finds. continue reading »

More Latinos Graduating High School, Large Part of Rising National Average

Report Examines Challenges Facing Latino Students; Identifies Promising Strategies and Districts Beating the Odds - A new national report from Education Week and the Editorial Projects in Educatio continue reading »

Report: Latino Women Paid Less Than Black Women and Rest of U.S. Workforce

Pay below the national average persists among the majority of Latino women, who earn, on average, 40 percent less than white non-Hispanic men, according to the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement. continue reading »

Report: Number of Upscale Latino Households More Than Doubled from 2000-2010

Highlighting the opportunities generated by the 8.2 million Latino adults living in households with an income of $75,000 or more, Packaged Facts' Upscale Latino Consumers in the U.S. calls for a shift in strategic thinking about the Hispanic market. continue reading »

STUDY: Lawn Industry Key Economic Opportunity for U.S. Latinos

The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce today released a major economic study confirming the vital role that the landscape and lawn care services industry plays in providing entrepreneurial opportunity, jobs and income to U.S. Latinos. continue reading »

POLL:  Latinos Overwhelmingly Support Stronger Gun Laws

The bipartisan coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns today announced the results of a new public opinion survey showing overwhelming support among Latino voters for strong gun laws continue reading »

POLL:  Latinos Overall Have Favorable Opinion of Obamacare

There has been much debate related to health care reform both before President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law, and after its historic passage. continue reading »

STUDY:  Young Hispanic Girls Aspire to Leadership More than Their Other Peers

Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Designate, Anna Maria Chavez, addressed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and released key findings about Hispanic girls by the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI). In “The Resilience Factor: A Key to Leadership in African American and Hispanic Girls,” Girl Scouts found that African American and Hispanic girls aspired to leadership more than Caucasian girls and had more frequent and more positive leadership experiences. continue reading »

Latino Immigrant Children More Likely to Go Hungry

Nearly one in four children in the United States lives in families that struggle to put food on the table, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But Latino children are even more likely to be at continue reading »

Study: Air Pollution Is Greatest Near Schools With Minority Students

Researchers from the University of Michigan found that schools located in areas with the state's highest industrial air pollution levels had the lowest attendance rates—an indicator of poor health—as well as the highest proportions of students who failed to meet state educational testing standards. continue reading »

Study: Air Pollution Is Greatest Near Schools With Minority Students

Researchers from the University of Michigan found that schools located in areas with the state's highest industrial air pollution levels had the lowest attendance rates—an indicator of poor health—as well as the highest proportions of students who failed to meet state educational testing standards. continue reading »