ReportsMarch 21, 2012

The Demographics of the Jobs Recovery

Employment Gains by Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Nativity

ReportsMarch 10, 2011

After the Great Recession: Native Born Workers Begin to Share in Jobs Recovery

For the first time since the official end of the Great Recession in June 2009, native-born workers in the second half of 2010 joined foreign-born workers in experiencing the beginnings of a recovery in employment.

ReportsOctober 29, 2010

After the Great Recession: Foreign Born Gain Jobs; Native Born Lose Jobs

In the year following the end of the Great Recession in June 2009, foreign-born workers gained 656,000 jobs while native-born workers lost 1.2 million. As a result, the unemployment rate fell for immigrants while it rose for the native born.

ReportsFebruary 12, 2009

Unemployment Rose Sharply Among Latino Immigrants in 2008

The current recession is having an especially severe impact on employment prospects for immigrant Hispanics.

ReportsDecember 15, 2008

Latino Workers in the Ongoing Recession: 2007 to 2008

A small but significant decline has occurred during the current recession in the share of Latino immigrants active in the U.S. labor force.

ReportsJune 4, 2008

Latino Labor Report, 2008: Construction Reverses Job Growth for Latinos

Due mainly to a slump in the construction industry, the unemployment rate for Hispanics in the U.S. rose to 6.5% in the first quarter of 2008, well above the 4.7% rate for all non-Hispanics.

ReportMarch 7, 2007

Construction Jobs Expand for Latinos Despite Slump in Housing Market

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ReportsSeptember 27, 2006

Latino Labor Report 2006: Strong Gains in Employment

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

ReportsMay 2, 2005

Latino Labor Report, 2004

Hispanic workers enjoyed significant gains in employment in 2004. But the concentration of Latinos in relatively low-skill occupations contributed to reduced earnings for them for the second year in a row.

Fact SheetsJanuary 1, 2002

Hispanic Economic Prospects Depend on Education and a Strong Economy

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