Jun. 6, 2007

How Far Behind in Math and Reading are English Language Learners?

As Congress considers the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind law an analysis of recent data from standardized testing around the country shows that the fast growing number of students designated as English language learners are among those farthest behind.

Apr. 25, 2007

Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

Hispanics are transforming the nation’s religious landscape, especially the Catholic Church, not only because of their growing numbers but also because they are practicing a distinctive form of Christianity.

Mar. 28, 2007

Growing Share of Immigrants Choosing Naturalization

The proportion of all legal foreign-born residents who have become naturalized U.S. citizens rose to 52% in 2005, the highest level in a quarter of a century and a 15 percentage point increase since 1990.

Mar. 14, 2007

Latinos Online

Hispanics with lower levels of education and English proficiency remain largely disconnected from the internet.

Oct. 5, 2006

The Changing Landscape of American Public Education: New Students, New Schools

Since the mid-1990s, two trends have transformed the landscape of American public education: Enrollment has increased because of the growth of the Hispanic population, and the number of schools has also increased.

Oct. 2, 2006

Hispanics and the 2006 Election

Fact Sheet

Sep. 27, 2006

Latino Labor Report 2006: Strong Gains in Employment

The Hispanic unemployment rate reached a historic low in the second quarter of 2006.

Aug. 10, 2006

Growth in the Foreign-Born Workforce and Employment of the Native Born

Rapid increases in the foreign-born population at the state level are not associated with negative effects on the employment of native-born workers.

Jul. 13, 2006

2006 National Survey of Latinos

The Immigration Debate

Jul. 5, 2006

Gender and Migration

Reflecting broad changes in their social and economic status, women around the world have been migrating more in recent decades and as a result have constituted an increasing share of migrant populations almost everywhere.