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New Data Show that Latino Poverty is Improving But Remains Alarmingly High
An analysis of the poverty and income data released on September 16 and policy recommendations to boost economic growth, raise wages, and strengthen important antipoverty programs.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Construction Employment Gains Highlight Safety Concerns
Job growth in construction is good for Latinos, who represent one in four workers in the industry; however, trends in fatal workplace injuries for Latinos in construction are cause for concern.
NCLR Analysis of the President’s 2016 Budget
This brief provides an analysis of key themes as they relate to the U.S. Latino population included in the president's fiscal year 2016 budget proposal.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Disparities in Youth Unemployment Persist
Latinos represent 20% of U.S. workers between ages 16 and 19, compared to 16% of the total workforce. Latino and Black teens are much more likely to be unemployed than their White counterparts.
New Data Shows Latino Poverty Rate Still Disproportionately High
On September 16, 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data measuring poverty in the U.S. during 2014. The statistics show that national poverty rates and income levels in the U.S. have barely budged for the fourth ...
2011 Latino Poverty Analysis
On September 12, 2012, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data measuring poverty in the U.S. during 2011. The statistics show that poverty declined among Latinos but was unchanged among all Americans. Latinos were the ...
Latino Jobs Report: Job Growth Slows in March
The U.S. Department of Labor reported today that U.S. employers added 126,000 jobs in March 2015, the lowest net job gain since December 2013.
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Financial Access among Unemployed Latinos
This Monthly Latino Employment Report provides the latest Latino employment statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor plus highlights from Latino Financial Access and Inclusion in California.
Perspectives on Prepaid Cards from Low-Income Hispanic Tax Filers
With more than one in six Latinos lacking a basic checking or savings account, prepaid debit cards payment cards issued by banks that carry the American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa logo have been proposed as an ...
Latino Population Statistics (2016)
Over the past decade, Latinos have sealed their place as the country’s largest minority group. With the expanded national presence of this vibrant and youthful population, Hispanics increasingly contribute to the economic, ...