Latinos Closing the Digital Divide (March 2013)
CLOSING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: Did you see our study on Latinos and tech adoption this week? In case you missed it, read the whole thing here.

CLOSING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: Did you see our study on Latinos and tech adoption this week? In case you missed it, read the whole thing here.

Just released: Closing the Digital Divide: Latinos and Tech Adoption.
"There’s been a real surge over the last few years in the number of young Latinos attending college. That’s important because you want to have a well-trained workforce."

Mark Hugo Lopez, associate director of the Pew Hispanic Center

via Los Angeles Daily News: More Hispanics than whites in California by early 2014, state report says

According to new estimates by the Pew Hispanic Center, there were 11.1 million unauthorized immigrants living in the U.S. in March 2011, unchanged from the previous two years and a continuation of the sharp decline in this population since its peak in 2007.

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According to new estimates by the Pew Hispanic Center, there were 11.1 million unauthorized immigrants living in the U.S. in March 2011, unchanged from the previous two years and a continuation of the sharp decline in this population since its peak in 2007.


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NPR: In Wake of Recession, Immigrant Births Plunge

Pew Research Center’s Gretchen Livingston talks with NPR’s Jennifer Ludden about a new survey report on the record-low birth rate in the U.S. — and the drastic decline in Latino immigrant fertility. 

Livingston: “Hispanics were the hardest hit in terms of employment.Their wealth declined by something like 66 percent during the recession. And also important, Hispanics perceive themselves as being extremely hard hit by the recession.”

Read the full report.

Paul Taylor, executive vice president of the Pew Research Center, chats with WNYC about a recent Pew Hispanic Center report, which found that the Hispanic electorate is likely to double by 2030 in the United States. 

"Latinos actually, to borrow a boxing metaphor, punch below their weight electorally," Taylor said.

Read the full report here. 

Up to 1.4 million children and young adults in the United States illegally could potentially benefit from today’s announcement by the Obama administration about changes in deportation policies, according to an estimate just released from the Pew Hispanic Center.  

  • 700,000 unauthorized immigrants ages 18-30 who arrived in the U.S. as children and are currently enrolled in school or have graduated from high school
  • 700,000 under the age of 18 enrolled in school
  • 150,000 currently enrolled in high school
  • represents 12% of the 11.2 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. (as of 2010)
  • 70% of potential beneficiaries from Mexico

Read more at http://pewrsr.ch/MXRiwp

A majority (51%) of Hispanics say they most often identify themselves by their family’s country of origin; just 24% say they prefer a pan-ethnic label.

A majority (51%) of Hispanics say they most often identify themselves by their family’s country of origin; just 24% say they prefer a pan-ethnic label.