Tag: latinos

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AP Hypes 2015 Muslim Hate Stats, Blames Trump

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – After the Federal Bureau of Investigation released their annual hate crime report for 2015, the Associated Press (AP) ran with a handful of statistics to portray a widespread epidemic of anti-Muslim violence.

Study: Latinos Live Forever, ¡Para Siempre!

A UCLA study of seven ethnic groups concluded that Latinos age more slowly than the other ethnic groups analyzed. “Latinos live longer than Caucasians, despite experiencing higher rates of diabetes and other diseases. Scientists refer to this as the ‘Hispanic

Report: 1 in 3 Non-Citizen Latino Immigrants Engage in U.S. Politics

the study used data collected from a survey called the “Latino Immigrant National Election Study (LINES)” to look at the behavior of Latino-non citizens during the 2012 presidential election cycle. Jones-Correa and James McCann’s report will be published in the The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences. Its findings were first reported by NBC News.

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Nevada Latinos Split Among Hillary, Bernie by Age

Nevada’s Democratic Latino voters are divided over support for Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), with the older population backing the former secretary of state and the younger, millennial-oriented demographic supporting Sanders.

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End-Of-Life Bill Sneaks Through to Assembly

The End-of-Life Option Act, SB 128, which seemed dead this summer when it failed to exit the California Assembly Health Committee, was resurrected in August with a new name, AB X2-15, and may be passed by the Assembly this week.

How Many Latinos Need to Support Republicans for There to Be Future Conservative Presidents?

(Ferenstein Wire) — White Americans are slowly dwindling into the minority, which poses big problems for Republicans. Democrats’ popularity with minorities has helped them snag the presidency in recent elections. By 2024, Republicans may need to blow past George Bush’s 2004 historic record with Latinos (44 percent) in order to ever have a shot again at another conservative president.

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¡Viva California! Latinos Now Outnumber Whites

As of July 1, 2014, the Census counted 14.99 million Latinos and 14.92 million whites, making California the second state in which Latinos outnumber whites, after New Mexico. Laura Hill, from the Public Policy Institute of California, told the Sacramento Bee, “What’s mostly going is the difference in birth rates in Latinos and non-Hispanic whites.”