The National Survey of Latinos is a nationally representative survey of Hispanic adults conducted annually since 2002 by the Pew Research Center. The NSL explores the attitudes and opinions of the nation’s fast growing Latino population on topics ranging from identity to politics to immigration policy to education to religion and health care, among others.
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English Usage Among Hispanics in the United States
Nearly all Hispanic adults born in the United States of immigrant parents report they are fluent in English. By contrast, only a small minority of their parents describe themselves as skilled English speakers.
Between Here and There: How Attached Are Latino Immigrants to Their Native Country?
Most Latino immigrants maintain some kind of connection to their native country by sending remittances, traveling back or telephoning relatives, but the extent to which they engage in these transnational activities varies considerably.
Hispanics with lower levels of education and English proficiency remain largely disconnected from the internet.
2006 National Survey of Latinos
Latinos are feeling more discriminated against, politically energized and unified following the immigration policy debate and the pro-immigration marches this spring.
Hispanic Attitudes Toward Learning English
Attitudes toward Immigrants and Immigration Policy: Surveys among Latinos in the U.S. and in Mexico
A survey of U.S. Latinos shows that views are not unanimous on unauthorized migrants and U.S. policy toward them.
Hispanics: A People in Motion
The places Latinos live, the jobs they hold, the schooling they complete, the languages they speak, even their attitudes on key political and social issues, are all in flux.
The 2004 National Survey Of Latinos: Politics and Civic Participation
Pew Hispanic Center/Kaiser Family Foundation
The Hispanic Electorate in 2004
Assimilation and Language