Thursday, June 26, 2014

Pew Research: U.S. Census Bureau Data Indicate that, Among Babies Born in the Year Ending in Mid-2013, Non-Hispanic Whites Exceeded Minorities by Only 3,000 or so

The Pew Research Center article is linked below.

Pew Research: Minority Babies a Near Majority in the Year Ending in Mid-2013

"But minorities are not yet the majority of any age group, even babies, in the bureau’s new estimates. Among the nation’s 3.9 million children younger than age 1 in 2013, there were about 3,000 more non-Hispanic whites than minorities—essentially equal shares."

---D'Vera Cohn, Pew Research Center, June 26, 2014

Wall Street Journal: An Expanding American Generational Racial-Ethnic Demographic Divide

The Wall Street Journal article is linked below.

Wall Street Journal: American Youth Increasingly More Diverse than Elderly

Al-Jazeera: American Fertility Decline Continued into 2013; Non-Hispanic Whites Experienced Natural Decline for 2nd Consecutive Year

The Al-Jazeera article is linked below.

Natural Decrease for U.S. Non-Hispanic Whites for 2nd Consecutive Year

"For the second year in a row, deaths of non-Hispanic whites outnumbered births from July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2013, according to population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau."
---Haya El Nasser, Al-Jazeera, June 26, 2014

USA Today: One-Year Asian Population Increase Fueled by Immigration Into U.S.

The USA Today article is linked below.

USA Today: Asians Outpacing Hispanics in U.S. Net Migration Last Year

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

CBS News and New York Times Poll: 75% of Americans Say the Iraq War was not Worth it


CBS News article reporting on the poll results is linked below.

CBS News: Three-Fourths of the American Public Says Iraq War not Worth it

"Just 18 percent of Americans think the result of the war in Iraq was worth the loss of American lives and other costs of attacking Iraq, the lowest percentage ever recorded in CBS News Polls."

---CBS News, June 23, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Pew Research: U.S. Born Workers Now a Majority of American Hispanic Labor Force

The Pew Research Center article and report is linked below.

Immigrants Now a Minority of U.S. Hispanic Labor Force

"For the first time in nearly two decades, immigrants do not account for the majority of Hispanic workers in the United States. Meanwhile, most of the job gains made by Hispanics during the economic recovery from the Great Recession of 2007-09 have gone to U.S.-born workers, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data."

---Rakesh Kochhar, Pew Research Center