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View Resource Hispanic Population of the United States

The Census Bureau provides a US Hispanic population page that has recently updated relevant tables from the Current Population Surveys for 1995 and 1996. Tables on several variables, including ethnic origin, educational attainment, and origin by place of birth are available. Other relevant estimates and projections, statistical briefs, and information on the upcoming Census 2000 may also be...

https://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/hispanic_pop_p...
View Resource Overview of Race and Hispanic Origin: Census 2000 Brief

The Overview of Race and Hispanic Origin presents data on America's ethnic make-up from the 2000 Census, showing that about thirteen percent of the total population identified themselves as of Hispanic origin. The brief gives data on all racial identifications in the new Census and discusses changes in questionnaire options from the last census, including the new option of selecting more than one...

https://www.census.gov/prod/2001pubs/cenbr01-1.pdf
View Resource The Hispanic Population

Earlier this month, the Census Bureau released 2000 Census data on the US Hispanic population. The number of Hispanics has risen by thirteen million since the last census -- a number largely driven by a 53 percent increase in the number of people of Mexican origin, contributing 7.1 million new Hispanics to the population. Data are broken down by country of origin as well as region, state, city,...

https://www.census.gov/prod/2001pubs/c2kbr01-3.pdf
View Resource Poles and Italians then, Mexicans Now? Immigrant-to-Native Wage Ratios, 1910 and 1940

In this working paper, Joel Perlmann, Levy Institute Research Professor of History at Bard College, examines whether today's Mexican immigrants will be as successful as past immigrants in "catching up" with the native American population. According to the report, Mexicans comprise the largest immigrant group in this country and are the prime example of a migrant group entering American society at...

http://www.levyinstitute.org/pubs/wp343.pdf
View Resource The Pew Hispanic Center

Founded by The Pew Charitable Trusts in 2001, the Pew Hispanic Center is located in Washington, D.C., and has as its prime mission "to improve understanding of the U.S. Hispanic population and to chronicle Latinos' growing impact on the entire nation." To achieve this goal, the Center has embarked on a number of ambitious projects, including a regular program of research papers, performing an...

http://www.pewhispanic.org/
View Resource Hispanics and the Future of America

Over the past few years, there have been many long-term research projects dedicated to examining the role that Hispanics play (and will continue to play) in the transformation of American social, cultural and economic life. Located within this broad stream of often well-informed and intelligent research is this very fine volume published by the National Academies in 2006 titled "Hispanics and the...

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/11539/hispanics-and-the-future-o...
View Resource Latino Settlement in the New Century

The Pew Hispanic Center offers timely commentary and research on a wide range of issues related to the Hispanic population within the United States. Over the past few years, they have put out working papers on immigration, economic forecasts, employment, and pending legislation. This report by their senior research associate Richard Fry was released in October 2008 and it offers a detailed...

http://www.pewhispanic.org/files/reports/96.pdf