Saturday, April 20, 2024

Latinos First to Reach Pre-Recession Employment Levels

Despite making up only a seventh of the entire U.S. population, Latinos took 60% of the 2.3 million jobs added in 2011. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics household survey, the Latino labor force has grown by 2.4 million since January of 2008. As previously reported on La Plaza, the Latino community is still […]

Majority of Undocumented Immigrants Have Lived in U.S. over 10 Years

A new study found that nearly two-thirds of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. have lived here for at least 10 years. The study by the Pew Hispanic Center, based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s March 2010 Current Population Survey, found that out of the estimated 10.2 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S., 35% of them […]

Final Census Numbers released today to show Latino Population Growth the Highest

The Census Bureau is set to release its final figures from the 2010 count this afternoon that show Hispanics accounted for more than half of the nation’s population growth in the last decade. The number of Hispanics in the country shot up to more than 50 million. This means that 1 in 6 Americans is […]