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Monthly Latino Employment Report: The Price of Luxury
Latinos represent a significant share of workers in the hotel and accommodation industry. This industry has posted mainly positive employment growth over the past six months. However, low wage and high injury rates for ...
The “American Jobs Act of 2011”
This document highlights encouraging programs in the President's American Jobs Act (S.1549)—a first step toward a long-term vision for a better economy. This pending legislation holds promise for Latino workers and families.
Toward a More Vibrant and Youthful Nation: Latino Children in the 2010 Census
Two of the biggest stories to emerge from the 2010 Census have been the growing diversity of America's youth population and the critical role that today's minority children will play in our nation's future. Over the past ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Young Latinos in the Workforce
As the largest and fastest-growing minority group and a population characterized by its youthfulness, Latinos compose an increasingly important segment of the U.S. economy. Unemployment among young workers is on the rise ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Hands-On Jobs to Stabilize Neighborhoods
Among the most promising job creation proposals in Congress is Project Rebuild, which would put people to work rehabilitating homes and businesses in neighborhoods with large numbers of vacant and foreclosed properties. ...
Nationwide Growth in the Latino Population Is a Boon for the Country
Currently, one in four American children is Latino, nearly three in four Hispanics are U.S. citizens, and more than nine in ten Latino children are U.S. citizens. Latino workers are fueling U.S. industries that are key to ...
Latino Youth, Immigration, and the Juvenile Justice System
This document presents basic information on the consequences of contact with the juvenile justice system on immigration.
Latino Youth in the Juvenile Justice System
Latino youth now compose approximately one in five of all youth in the U.S. As their numbers continue to grow, they are likely to increasingly face challenges in the juvenile justice system. This document presents key facts ...
Build an Economy That Works for Latinos
The strength of the American economy is increasingly linked to the strength of the Latino workforce. Despite a depressed job market, the Latino labor force has grown every quarter since the beginning of 2009 while the labor ...
Monthly Latino Employment Report: Feeding the Economic Recovery
This monthly Latino employment report shows that Latino workers are contributing to the food services industry, one of the only sectors that added jobs in May 2011. Yet, low wages and substandard working conditions raise ...