Las cifras no mienten. Se está poniendo más y más difí­cil contar con ingresos para cubrir los costos universitarios, especialmente para familias de bajos recursos económicos. Esto se refleja en las estadí­sticas de los estudiantes hispanos que cuentan con un tí­tulo universitario, que tiende a ser más bajo que otros grupos y mucho más bajo si se toma en cuenta el tí­tulo de posgrado.
Cuando piensas en lí­deres latinos, ¿quién te viene a la mente?...
Nosotros, los hispanos, vivimos mayormente en lugares de siempre: California, Texas y Florida, pero en realidad estamos en todas partes y seguimos movilizándonos.
Polls have the power to buoy politicians and political parties. (Who wouldn't be happy, after all, to know that they're on track to win an election?) At the same time, though, they can dole out bad cases of political heartburn.
Today's news gets right to heart of an uncomfortable topic: Hispanic children, according to the Pew Hispanic Center, are now the largest group of children in poverty in the U.S. - not by percentage, but by pure numbers. Some 6.1 million Hispanic children are in poverty, compared to 5 million white children and 4.4 million black children. Hispanics, according to the Washington Post, have been hit harder by the recession than any other group.
A woman attends a job fair
Don't mean to start the morning on a low note, but the numbers don't lie. The recession rages and long-term unemployment rates are still high. As the country focuses on the very important issue of the debt ceiling ( here's an update), many segments of the population are asking," Hey, remember us?"  While Democrats and Republicans take turns accusing each other of using the federal deficit to gain political clout, they may be wasting their time. According to a new Washington Post-ABC News Poll, Americans are fed up with both sides.
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