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The Growth of the Latino Population is Slowing Down

Victor Landa August 9, 2017

By Cliff Despres, Salud Today (1.5 minute read)  While still on the rise, the annual growth rate of the U.S. Latino population has dropped from 3.7% in 2006 to 2% in […]

Loving v Virginia and its legacy for Latinos: interracial marriage fifty years later

NewsTaco June 14, 2017

Without More Census Funding, Disadvantaged Communities Risk Being Overlooked Most

NewsTaco May 22, 2017

Seeking better data on Hispanics, Census Bureau may change how it asks about race

NewsTaco April 20, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because U.S. Latino identity is a story that never ends. Because the U.S. Census count is too important to get it wrong, again. Because I […]

Texas Demographer Has Given the Same Speech for 25 Years. Is Anyone Listening?

NewsTaco April 12, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because of two things – one, demography is destiny; and two, as Texas goes so will the country, eventually. VL By Sam DeGrave, Texas Observer (2.5 […]

Garcia is now the sixth-most-common surname in the U.S.

NewsTaco December 28, 2016

*Good story, but GREAT graphic! (Yes, I’m a data/graphics geek. . .)VL By Spe Chen, VICE (2 minute read)  Sorry, Millers, there are now more Garcias in the U.S. That’s […]

Hispanic Surnames on the Rise in U.S. as Immigration Surges

NewsTaco December 16, 2016

*Check it out, there are more Garcia’s in the U.S. than there are Miller’s, Davis’s, Wilson’s and Anderson’s. VL By Sam Roberts, New York Times (2.5 minute read)   Taylor and […]