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  • U.S. Hispanic Demographic Profile: Developments, Implications, and Challenges 

    Pérez, Sonia M.; Rodríguez, Eric (NCLR, 1998-04-01)
    An assessment of the social and economic status of the U.S. Hispanic population suggests that, as the 20th century comes to a close, Latinos are at a critical juncture. There now exist at least 25 to 30 years of solid data, ...
  • U.S. Latino Children: Status Report 

    Pérez, Sonia M. (2000-08-28)
    This paper offers a \snapshot\ of status and trend data of several issues affecting U.S. Latino youth and a review of why this matters to the nation; it also points to some initiatives that can make a difference.
  • Unlocking the Golden Door: Hispanics and the Citizenship Process 

    Young, Wendy A. (1991-07-01)
    Naturalization is the process by which a person born outside the United States becomes a U.S. citizen. In a nation of immigrants, it is the most important step that an immigrant can take to establish ties with the United ...
  • Untangling the Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act: Consequences for Children and Families 

    Koralek, Robin; Capps, Randy; Pedroza, John (2009-10-21)
    This collaboration between NCLR and the Urban Institute details a recent piece of anti-immigrant legislation passed in Oklahoma and provides an in-depth look at its implementation and impact on Latino children and families.  ...
  • Untapped Potential: A Look at Hispanic Women in the U.S. 

    Pérez, Sonia M.; Rodríguez, Eric (NCLR, 1996-02-01)
    This report represents an effort to synthesize existing data and information on the status of Latina women, as well as to highlight the areas of concerns that researchers, policy makers, and advocates should address. In ...
  • We Needed the Work: Latino Worker Voices in the New Economy 

    NCLR (2011-05-24)
    This publication is a collection of stories told to NCLR researchers by Latinos working in low-wage jobs throughout metropolitan Washington, DC.  They illustrate the vulnerability and lack of recourse for workers in the ...
  • Welfare Reform Implementation in Puerto Rico: A Status Report 

    Ramírez, Ph.D., Norma Boujouen (2001-04-01)
    With the five-year time limit for receipt of public assistance approaching and the state of the Puerto Rico economy showing signs of a significant slowdown, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has undertaken a review ...