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1. Attitudes Towards Immigrants and Immigration Policy: Survey Amoung Latinos in the U.S. and Mexico (external link)
Abstract: e Pew Hispanic Center released findings from major new surveys conducted in the U.S. and Mexico on attitudes toward immigrants and immigration policy options. A survey of U.S. Latinos shows that views are not unanimous on unauthorized migrants and U.S. policy toward them. A separate survey in Mexico reveals the size of the Mexican population that is considering migration to the United States, including those inclined to come without legal status.
Resource Type: Article

2. Changing The Faces of Mathematics Perspectives on Latinos (external link)
Abstract: The first publication of its kind, this book was published by a professional mathematics association that focuses exclusively on Latinos and it was written by Latinos. It presents articles in five parts: socioeducational issues, language issues, teaching-learning aids, staff development, and intervention programs.
Resource Type: Book

3. Excelencia in Education (external link)
Abstract: Excelencia in Education is an organization dedicated to Latinos in Higher Education. Their website contains data and research on this topic, including studies about demographics and degree attainment, as well as policy positions about increasing college graduation rates for Latinos.
Resource Type: Website

4. Financial Education in Latino Communities: An Analysis of Programs, Products and Results/Effects (internal link)
Abstract: This report finds that the US financial industry has failed to connect with Hispanics and many low-income families via financial education products and services, and explores the impact that this has on such communities
Resource Type: Article

5. How did Latinos Really Vote in 2004? (internal link)
Abstract: A summary on the data of Latino voting patterns in 2004, including data on who they voted for, voter rates, etc.
Resource Type: Article

6. How Latinos Pay for College (external link)
Abstract: A brief fact sheet detailing key statistics about how Latino students pay for college, including data on financial aid and grants as compared to students of other races
Resource Type: Article

7. Is There a Nativity Gap? The Academic Performance of Immigrant Students (external link)
Abstract: A statistical analysis of the academic performance of immigrant youth which focuses on variables including ELL status, time in the country, SES, and years in public schools.
Resource Type: Article

8. Jeopardizing Hispanic Homeownership: Predatory Practices in the Homebuying Market (internal link)
Abstract: This report is the first to provide a comprehensive analysis of the mortgage products and lending tactics targeted at Hispanic homebuyers. The report examines the homebuying and refinancing experiences of Latino homebuyers and the abusive lending tactics that steer Latino families into unnecessarily expensive products
Resource Type: Article

9. National Council of La Raza: Publications about Improving Opportunities for Hispanic Americans in the United States (external link)
Abstract: This is the publications page for the National Council of La Raza. The publications are divided into topics, including: electoral politics, civil rights, community and family wealth building, education, employment, farmworkers, health, and immigration.
Resource Type: Website

10. New York Latino Research Clearinghouse (external link)
Abstract: The New York Latino Research Clearinghouse has been created to disseminate research on Latinos in New York State and elsewhere. It gathers and organizes the most recent research reports, academic papers and policy news relating to the Latino populations of the United States.
Resource Type: Website

11. Overview of Race and Hispanic Origin (external link)
Abstract: From the 2000 Census, this article looks at the way that Hispanics were classified during the census, and provides an analysis of Hispanics in the U.S. broken down by race, jobs/income, etc.
Resource Type: Curriculum

12. Pew Hispanic Center (external link)
Abstract: This website contains immense amounts of data on Latinos in the United States, including datasets, publications, and research on demographics, immigration, education, labor, politics, and economic situation.
Resource Type: Website

13. Poverty in the United States, 2001 (external link)
Abstract: The Census Report on Poverty in the US. Includes current and historical data by age, race, worker status and experience, depth of poverty, etc., for different regions across the United States.
Resource Type: Article

14. Religion and Abortion Attitudes Among U.S. Hispanics: Findings from the 1990 Latino National Political Survey (internal link)
Abstract: Based on the 1990 Latino National Political Survey, this article looks at how different ethnic groups and religious groups with the Latino diaspora feel about abortion.
Resource Type: Article

15. Remittance Data and Publications (external link)
Abstract: The Pew Hispanic Center compiles data on Latinos in the US. This page contains several reports and data remittance rates, including amounts of money being sent, companies that profit from these transactions, and where to/from this money is coming/going.
Resource Type: Website

16. Rise, Peak, and Decline: Trends in US Immigration, 1992 - 2004 (external link)
Abstract: This report provides the first detailed analysis of recent year-to-year immigration flows to the United States. It breaks down the overall increases in the foreign-born population that the United States has experienced since the early 1990s into estimates of annual flows and charts key changes in its major components, including countries of origin and legal status.
Resource Type: Article

17. Summary Statistics for Changes in the Number of Hispanic-Owned Businessess and their Receipt 1997-2002 (external link)
Abstract: Data on Hispanic-owned businesses for all 50 states
Resource Type: Table/Chart

18. Survey of Latino Attitudes on the War in Iraq (external link)
Abstract: Attitudes towards the war in Iraq are more negative among Latinos than in the general population, according to a Pew Hispanic Center survey conducted as President George W. Bush began his second term. A slight majority of Hispanics (51%) think U.S. troops should be withdrawn from Iraq as soon as possible. Significantly fewer (37%) say that the United States should keep military troops in Iraq until the situation has stabilized.
Resource Type: Article

19. Surveys on Latino Experiences and Opinions (external link)
Abstract: The Pew Hispanic Center compiles data on Latinos in the US. This page contains several surveys about the experiences of Latinos in the US, focusing on issues such as their own immigration, economic conditions, social security, and immigration policy.
Resource Type: Website

20. The Accidental Landlord (internal link)
Abstract: An article about a Latino man in the Gentrifing neighborhood of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who became a successful real-estate owner and developer.
Resource Type: Article

21. The Size and Characteristics of the Unauthorized Migrant Population in the U.S. (external link)
Abstract: Based on the March 2005 Current Population Survey, this report examines the demographic patterns and social, economic, and political impact that this group of nearly 12 million people is having on the US

22. TODOS: Math For All (external link)
Abstract: The mission of TODOS is to advocate for an equitable and high-quality mathematics education for all students, in particular Latino/Hispanic students, by advancing the professional growth and equity awarenes of educators. Website contains information about the organization, data on Latinos, and other related resources.
Resource Type: Website

23. We The People: Hispanics in the United States (external link)
Abstract: This report provides a portrait of the Hispanic-origin population in the US. It presents several demographic, social, and economic characteristics gather from the 2000 census.
Resource Type: Article

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