Underlying President Obama's swamping the electoral college on election night were the demographic changes throughout the U.S. For the first time, Latinos voted in double-digits (10%). Republicans appear to have taken notice, but is it too late?
Nov 12, 2012 First Read on NBC News
Asian and Hispanic immigration rates have reversed from 2007: Asians now constitute 36% of all new arrivals (legal and illegal) while Hispanic rates, for a number of reasons, have dropped to 31%, according to a new Pew Research Center report.
Jun 22, 2012 The New York Times - U.S.
In another milestone demonstrating the coloring of America, the Census Bureau reported this week that 2011 saw 50.4% births of color. In addition to the ethnic make-up of the country, aging data was reported.
May 18, 2012 USA Today - Census
Lehigh Valley, PA, which includes Allentown and Bethlehem, seems an unlikely place to find an exploding Hispanic population. Caitlin Dewey explains why Latinos have taken to this part of the Rust Belt.
Sep 12, 2011 NEWS21
Decreasing fertility rates of non-Hispanic whites and black women, plus the tendency of families with children to cluster, have caused declines in the '18 and under' population share in 95% of U.S. counties.
Jun 5, 2011 USA Today - Census
The rising tide of Hispanic immigrants and population growth will greatly affect (and have already) the urban areas of the United States, as recently released Census Data suggests.
Mar 15, 2011 ClickZ
Jonna McKone looks at how Hispanics are transforming urban spaces and how city planning and transportation policies respond.
Nov 4, 2010 TheCityFix
Jackson, New York and several other small upstate towns have entered the immigration wars by passing a law requiring all official town business to be conducted in English.
May 14, 2010 New York Times
A profile of Alvaro Huerta, the son of Mexican immigrants who is combining his urban planning studies with social activism.
Oct 20, 2009 UCLA Magazine
Taco trucks are coming under fire in a lot of cities, as officials try to figure out how to handle the nomadic restaurants. As the Hispanic population grows, so does the popularity of the trucks.
May 20, 2009 The Los Angeles Times