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Larger Latino populations are linked to smaller knowledge gaps between citizen and non-citizen Latinos.  So larger clusters of Latino population result in higher rates of knowledge of politics and political processes. Let’s call it political assimilation. This is an important idea when we talk about Latino political participation.

Larger Latino populations are linked to smaller knowledge gaps between citizen and non-citizen Latinos. - News Taco

The Mythical Connection Between Immigrants and Crime  It’s not true, we know this, but the GOP presidential field is hoping to outlast Donald Trump so they’re scapegoating immigrants for their campaign’s benefit. Meanwhile, the immigrants and crime connection myth gains credibility because Trumps’ own parry doesn’t fight it.

Latino Survival In (a Regressing) American Society: Three Components To Increasing Latinos’ Collective Influence - News Taco

How More Latinos in Finance Could Boost the Economy  From the Article: "In 2012, only 5.9 percent of people employed in securities, commodities, funds, trusts and other financial investment sectors were Latino ... " It's still a good-old-boy bastion.

How More Latinos in Finance Could Boost the Economy From the Article: "In only percent of people employed in securities, commodities, funds, trusts and other financial investment sectors were Latino . " It's still a good-old-boy bastion.

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Several members of a notorious ‘airport gang’ in Johannesburg were killed

Porcentaje de población hispana en EEUU por estados

Mapping the Nation’s Latino Population: by State, County and City If a dive into Latino population maps makes your day, then I have nothing to add to this. The population growth by county map is fascinating.

Latino voters eyeing lawmakers on immigration  54% of Latino voters say they'd be less likely to vote for a candidate who opposed immigration reform. But much of that opposition comes from states with low Latinos voter numbers.

Latino voters eyeing lawmakers on immigration of Latino voters say they'd be less likely to vote for a candidate who opposed immigration reform. But much of that opposition comes from states with low Latinos voter numbers.

Donald Trump’s Nightmare Voter: Muslim and Latino!  The one big take-away? That as Trump’s anti-Latino and anti-Muslim rhetoric intensifies, so does Latino and muslim grassroots activism.

Donald Trump’s Nightmare Voter: Muslim and Latino! The one big take-away? That as Trump’s anti-Latino and anti-Muslim rhetoric intensifies, so does Latino and muslim grassroots activism.

The Latino Education Gap: Not Quite Trilingual  First in a series of Fronteras stories on the Latino education gap, and the move toward innovation in the classroom.

The Latino Education Gap: Not Quite Trilingual First in a series of Fronteras stories on the Latino education gap, and the move toward innovation in the classroom.

20-year-old Latino wins election as CT state representative  The young Republican Afro-Latino won his seat in the Connecticut legislature by a 39 vote margin.

Latino wins election as CT state representative The young Republican Afro-Latino won his seat in the Connecticut legislature by a 39 vote margin.

Anaheim hopes to settle suit over alleged Latino political exclusion  "Anaheim is the largest city in California that still elects its leaders at large rather than by districts."

Anaheim hopes to settle suit over alleged Latino political exclusion - News Taco

Young Latinos a growing political force in North Carolina, but will they vote?  North Carolina votes tomorrow and Latinos there have been on the political radar since the last presidential election. Back then the state was seen for its potential, and since 2012 the number of Latino voters has grown. It’s one of those places where you wouldn’t expect to find many Latinos, but they’re there in growing droves, organizing, making themselves to be seen and heard.

Young Latinos a growing political force in North Carolina, but will they vote?

Latino officers question NYPD's 'English-only' policy  "At least eight female (NYPD) officers have filed complaints about 'English-only' reprimands"

Latino officers question NYPD's 'English-only' policy "At least eight female (NYPD) officers have filed complaints about 'English-only' reprimands"

Why U.S. Latinos Are Difficult to Poll  Language, distrust of government officials, the high use of cell phones and low voter participation makes polling Latinos more difficult and less accurate than traditional polling methods. But, as in so many news stories about Latinos, this one is framed to make Latinos responsible for the problem, when the fault lies as well in the lack of pollsters’ adapting to the Latino community.

Why U.S. Latinos Are Difficult to Poll Language, distrust of government officials, the high use of cell phones and low voter participation makes polling Latinos more difficult and less accurate than traditional polling methods. But, as in so many news stories about Latinos, this one is framed to make Latinos responsible for the problem, when the fault lies as well in the lack of pollsters’ adapting to the Latino community.

Why the deaths of Latinos at the hands of police haven’t drawn as much attention  This question has been on the minds of many Latinos for a long time. This article begins to answer the question. It’s by no means a definitive answer, but it makes good points.

Why the deaths of Latinos at the hands of police haven't drawn as much attention - News Taco

Latinos Onscreen, Conspicuously Few - NYTimes.com

Latinos Onscreen, Conspicuously Few

Although Latinos constitute 17 percent of the United States population, their cultural presence is limited, and where present, is often stereotyped.

Latino millennials become a political force to reckon with  These kids are changing the face of politics. Just like the boomers did in their time (and continue to do today, changing healthcare, retirement …). Their influence is just beginning to be seen. It’s hopeful and it’s fun!

Latino millennials become a political force to reckon with - News Taco

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