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  • Federal Programs Lift Millions of Latinos Out of Poverty 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-10-17)
    For more than 50 years, anti-poverty programs have helped support working families when times are tough, or their wages are too low for them to be able to make ends meet. These programs are collectively known as the “social ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: September Job Creation Lowest in Months 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-10-05)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 134,000 jobs in September. The national unemployment rate decreased to 3.7%, and the Latino unemployment rate decreased to 4.5%. Professional and business ...
  • Latino Income and Poverty in 2017: A Snapshot of the Census Current Population Survey 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-09-12)
    On September 12, 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data measuring poverty and income in the United States during 2017, the first year of the Trump administration. The data shows that national poverty rates decreased ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 201,000 Jobs in August 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-09-07)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 201,000 jobs in August. The national unemployment rate stayed at 3.9%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.7%. Professional and business service-related ...
  • Advancing Retail Initiative Best Practices 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-09-07)
    The UnidosUS Advancing Retail Workers Initiative supports organizations and programs that help individuals start or advance on a career path in the customer service or retail sector. Our most recent cycle of this Initiative ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 157,000 Jobs in July 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-08-03)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 157,000 jobs in July. The national unemployment rate decreased to 3.9%, and the Latino unemployment rate decreased to 4.5%. Professional and business service-related ...
  • The Strength of the Latino Vote: Current and Future Impact on the U.S. Political Landscape 

    UnidosUS; University of Southern California’s California Civic Engagement Project (CCEP) (UnidosUS, 2018-07-09)
    These briefs, the first two in a series, take a deep dive into key electoral districts where Latino votes could make the difference in 2018. The briefs were published by UnidosUS and the University of Southern California’s ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 213,000 Jobs 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-07-06)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 213,000 jobs in June. The national unemployment rate increased to 4%, and the Latino unemployment rate decreased to 4.6%. Professional and business service-related ...
  • English Learners and the Every Student Succeeds Act: A Tool for Advocates in California 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-06-25)
    This report features components of California’s plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act that impact the 1.3 million English learners in the state regarding testing, accountability, and stakeholder engagement. Advocates ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 223,000 Jobs 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-06-01)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 223,000 jobs in May. The national unemployment rate decreased to 3.8%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 4.9%. Retail service related employment led ...
  • Latino Homeownership Hanging in the Balance: Why Latinos are Denied Mortgages 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-05-21)
    Examining mortgage denial rates and reasons can help policymakers and the public identify unequal lending patterns in the housing market. This information, along with the type of loans made, changes in the number of loans, ...
  • Affordable Housing in Florida: A Crisis for Hispanics and Recent Arrivals from Puerto Rico 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-05-14)
    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 ...
  • Latino Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add 164,000 Jobs 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-05-04)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 164,000 jobs in April. The national unemployment rate decreased to 3.9%, and the Latino unemployment rate decreased to 4.8%. Professional and business services ...
  • Comprando Rico y Sano Expand Where Health Happens Infographic 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-26)
    Infographic showcasing how community-based organizations and promotores de salud implementing UnidosUS’s Comprando Rico y Sano program are expanding where health happens, to promote a culture of health in the places in ...
  • Work Requirements Will Hurt Latino Families Most 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-17)
    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 103,000 Jobs 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-06)
    The U.S. Department of Labor reported that employers added 103,000 jobs in March. The national unemployment rate remained at 4.1%, and the Latino unemployment rate increased to 5.1%. Manufacturing-related employment led ...
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: States 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-04)
    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 ...
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact on Latino-Owned Businesses 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-04)
    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 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-04-04)
    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 ...
  • Principles for the Federal Role in Higher Education 

    UnidosUS (UnidosUS, 2018-03-26)
    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 ...