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.

Feb 15, 2013

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2011

This statistical profile of the Latino population is based on Hispanic Trends Project tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2011 American Community Survey (ACS). Users should exercise caution when comparing the 2011 estimates with estimates for previous years. Population estimates in the 2011 ACS are based on the latest information from the 2010 Decennial Census; the […]

Jan 29, 2013

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

This statistical profile of the foreign-born population is based on Hispanic Trends Project tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2011 American Community Survey (ACS). Users should exercise caution when comparing the 2011 estimates with estimates for previous years. Population estimates in the 2011 ACS are based on the latest information from the 2010 Decennial Census; the […]

Nov 2, 2012

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

I.  Overview 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. Today, half of Latinos (51%) express satisfaction with the direction of the country, a 13 percentage point increase over […]

Oct 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.

Oct 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.

Oct 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.

Oct 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.

Oct 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.

Oct 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.

Oct 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.