Oct. 1, 2012

2012 Election Fact Sheets

Data on the size and social and economic characteristics of the Hispanic and non-Hispanic eligible voter populations.

Sep. 19, 2012

Characteristics of the 60 Largest Metropolitan Areas by Hispanic Population

Nearly half (45%) of the nation’s Hispanic population lives in just 10 metropolitan areas and over 75% live in 60 of the largest Hispanic metropolitan areas, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data by the Pew Hispanic Center.

Aug. 20, 2012

Hispanic Student Enrollments Reach New Highs in 2011

Now Largest Minority Group on Four-Year College Campuses

Aug. 14, 2012

Up to 1.7 Million Unauthorized Immigrant Youth May Benefit from New Deportation Rules

Up to 1.7 million unauthorized immigrants ages 30 and under who arrived in the U.S. as children are eligible for a new Obama administration program that would shield them from deportation and enable them to apply for temporary but renewable work permits, according to updated estimates from the Pew Hispanic Center.

Jun. 27, 2012

The 10 Largest Hispanic Origin Groups: Characteristics, Rankings, Top Counties

Among the 50.7 million Hispanics in the United States, nearly two-thirds (65%), or 33 million, self-identify as being of Mexican origin, according to tabulations of the 2010 American Community Survey.

Jun. 25, 2012

U.S. Public, Hispanics Differ on Arizona Immigration Law

The American public has repeatedly expressed support for Arizona’s immigration law, much of which was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.

May. 30, 2012

A Conversation About Identity

Tell Us Your Story

Apr. 23, 2012

Net Migration from Mexico Falls to Zero—and Perhaps Less

The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States has come to a standstill.

Apr. 4, 2012

When Labels Don’t Fit: Hispanics and Their Views of Identity

A majority of Hispanics say they most often identify themselves by their family’s country of origin; just 24% say they prefer a pan-ethnic label.

Mar. 21, 2012

The Demographics of the Jobs Recovery

Employment Gains by Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Nativity