The median wealth of white households is 20 times that of black households and 18 times that of Hispanic households, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of newly available government data from 2009.
July 14, 2011 • 5:58 am 0
David Cox was at his desk in September 2009, when his receptionist announced an unexpected visitor, a special agent from Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also known as ICE. Mr. Cox is chief executive of L. E. Cooke Company, a fourth-generation, family-owned nursery in Visalia, Calif., that grows …
July 11, 2011 • 6:36 am 0
Population Division Working Papers
Hispanics in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands: 2000. Issued June 2009 Population Division Working Paper No. 84
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Matched Race and Hispanic Origin Responses from Census 2000 and Current Population Survey February to May 2000 – Population Division Working Paper No. 79
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Analysis of Multiple Origin Reporting to the Hispanic Origin Question in Census 2000 – Population Division Working Paper No. 77
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Identification of Hispanic Ethnicity in Census 2000: Analysis of Data Quality for the Question on Hispanic Origin – Population Division Working Paper No. 75
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Analysis of General Hispanic Responses in Census 2000 – Population Division Working Paper No. 72
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The extraordinary Mexican migration that delivered millions of illegal immigrants to the United States over the past 30 years has sputtered to a trickle, and research points to a surprising cause: unheralded changes in Mexico that have made staying home more attractive.
July 2, 2011 • 5:32 pm 0
Last July, I spoke at the ImmigrationWorks USA Summit, in Seattle, about the importance of immigration reform. It was a difficult decision for me, and not because I didn’t support the cause. Instead, it was a question of …
June 28, 2011 • 4:29 am 0
Illinois’ number of Hispanic women reporting that they were in fair or poor health was the highest in the nation, according to a 2009 study, and efforts are growing to figure out
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There has been no significant movement toward federal immigration reform since a bipartisan effort died in 2007, blocked by conservative opposition. But it has been the subject of a fever of legislation at the state level, and President Obama suggested in May 2011 that he was prepared to make it an …
June 26, 2011 • 5:13 pm 0
Replacing white rice with brown rice and wholemeal bread could cut the risk of diabetes by a third, US experts say.