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Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 148,000 Jobs in December
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 31,000 jobs in December. The national unemployment rate remained at 4.1%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.9%. The health services industry led job growth.
Latino Homeownership Hanging in the Balance: Observations from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Using home loan data from the 2016 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), UnidosUS identified key indicators that show how Latinos fare in the mortgage market.[i] For some indicators, we also include 2010 and 2015 HMDA data. ...
Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 200,000 Jobs
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 200,000 jobs in January. The national unemployment rate remained at 4.1%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 5.0%. The construction industry led job growth.
Principles for the Federal Role in Higher Education
The Higher Education Act (HEA), at its core, is a civil rights act. Reauthorization of the law, in part or as a whole, must maintain that foundational purpose. The HEA has long helped more Americans, especially those in ...
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact on Latino-Owned Businesses
In December 2017, Congress passed and President Trump signed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (TCJA) into law. The new law is a massive tax cut for the richest Americans and big corporations, without significant and lasting tax ...
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: United States
In the United States today, the Hispanic population numbers more than 57 million, 18% of the entire population. The Hispanic community’s size, work ethic, and resilience have contributed to the national economic resurgence ...
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: States
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed and signed into law in December 2017, would give a massive tax cut to the richest Americans and largest corporations, while doing little for American working families. Find out how the new ...
Work Requirements Will Hurt Latino Families Most
Despite the clear benefits of federal programs, congressional Republican leadership and President Trump aim to make it harder for people to stay healthy and keep working. For example, in addition to proposed budget cuts, ...
Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 313,000 Jobs
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 313,000 jobs in February. The national unemployment rate remained at 4.1%, and the Latino unemployment rate decreased to 4.9%. Construction-related employment led ...
Affordable Housing in Florida: A Crisis for Hispanics and Recent Arrivals from Puerto Rico
Since the Great Recession, Hispanic Floridians have made significant progress toward recovering their financial stability. However, for many, rental housing remains unaffordable and homeownership is still out of reach. The ...