September 12, 2016, 9am PDT
A comprehensive study on Latino population growth in the U.S. has been released by Pew Research Center based on a study of 2007-2014 census data. Two factors are responsible for the slowing growth: reduced fertility and immigration rates.
March 17, 2014, 6am PDT
The same minority groups hit hardest by the housing bust are benefiting least during recovery.
November 12, 2012, 7am PST
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?
June 22, 2012, 5am PDT
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.
The New York Times - U.S.
May 18, 2012, 12pm PDT
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.
September 12, 2011, 5am PDT
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.
June 5, 2011, 7am PDT
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.
March 15, 2011, 12pm PDT
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.
November 4, 2010, 2pm PDT
Jonna McKone looks at how Hispanics are transforming urban spaces and how city planning and transportation policies respond.
May 14, 2010, 8am PDT
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.
October 20, 2009, 11am PDT
A profile of Alvaro Huerta, the son of Mexican immigrants who is combining his urban planning studies with social activism.
May 20, 2009, 2pm PDT
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 15, 2009, 7am PDT
Minorities are on the rise in the U.S., but the rates of growth for Hispanics and Asians are slowing down, according to recent Census figures.
May 8, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>In Nebraska, a state experiencing just a moderate level of Hispanic immigration inflow, Attorney General Jon Bruning has drawn the line on who he’ll protect from abusive housing policies and who he won’t. For him, immigrants simply aren’t worth it.</p>