Demographics

A rare development proposed just south of downtown Phoenix would link a cultural and economic divide.
January 17, 2014
As health insurance plan enrollment passes six million, the White House is paying special attention to uninsured Latino citizens to help them find coverage.
January 10, 2014
After a hiatus, San Diego police are set to resume tracking whether minorities are targeted in traffic stops. Meanwhile Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is just starting to collect such data due to a court order.
January 08, 2014
Two days before Christmas, the Associated Press introduced its readers to Poncho Claus, the Tex-Mex Santa. It's yet another example of cultural cross-breeding in the United States.
December 23, 2013
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The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office held community meetings to explain changes underway at the agency to prevent racial profiling. The meetings, and the reforms, were mandated by a judge after finding the Sheriff's Office discriminated against Latino drivers.
December 23, 2013
New Mexico's Supreme Court ruled Thursday gay and lesbian couples can legally marry.
December 19, 2013
With the Spanish-language ACA website now running the White House hopes to make up for lost time.
December 12, 2013
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A recent survey commissioned by KPBS and San Diego Magazine finds many Latinos feel they are targets of discrimination and stereotyping.
December 11, 2013
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‪Waves of Latino immigrants have introduced the quinceañera or "Sweet 15" into the American mainstream. It's often a glitzy affair with rituals to mark a girls transition into womanhood. As the Latino population in Las Vegas has grown over the past decade, so has the business of quinceañeras. Families empty their pockets to throw a party, sometimes bigger than a wedding, for their little girls.
November 19, 2013
The U.S. is the largest source of remittances to Latin America. The recession greatly slowed money being sent to home countries by migrants. But the Pew Hispanic Trends Project has found that rates in most Latin American countries have bounced back, except in Mexico.
November 15, 2013

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