Motel received a B.A. in Political Science from Brown University. While in college, he was senior editor of The Brown Daily Herald and coordinator of the newspaper's undergraduate student polls. Prior experience includes work at Media Matters for America, Congressman Mike Quigley's office and the Hotel Rwanda Rusesabagina Foundation.

PublicationsFebruary 15, 2013

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2011

PublicationsJanuary 29, 2013

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2011

Multi-section ReportsNovember 2, 2012

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

Multi-section ReportsOctober 1, 2012

A Record 24 Million Latinos Are Eligible to Vote, But Turnout Rate Has Lagged That of Whites, Blacks

Due to their ongoing population growth, Latinos comprise a greater share of the nation’s eligible voters than they did just a few years ago—11.0% this year, up from 9.5% in 2008 and 8.2% in 2004. However, the turnout rate of eligible Latino voters has historically lagged that of whites and blacks by substantial margins.

Election Fact SheetsOctober 1, 2012

Latinos in the 2012 Election: Alabama

There are 45,000 eligible Hispanic voters in Alabama, 1% of all eligible voters in the state.

Election Fact SheetsOctober 1, 2012

Latinos in the 2012 Election: Arizona

There are 824,000 eligible Hispanic voters in Arizona, 19% of all eligible voters in the state.

Election Fact SheetsOctober 1, 2012

Latinos in the 2012 Election: Arkansas

There are 51,000 eligible Hispanic voters in Arkansas, 2% of all eligible voters in the state.

Election Fact SheetsOctober 1, 2012

Latinos in the 2012 Election: California

There are 5.9 million eligible Hispanic voters in California, 26% of all eligible voters in the state.

Election Fact SheetsOctober 1, 2012

Latinos in the 2012 Election: Colorado

There are 484,000 eligible Hispanic voters in Colorado, 14% of all eligible voters in the state.

Election Fact SheetsOctober 1, 2012

Latinos in the 2012 Election: Connecticut

There are 239,000 eligible Hispanic voters in Connecticut, 9% of all eligible voters in the state.