Why is U.S. Hispanic suicide rate so low?

There is some good news and bad news about suicides in the U.S. Across the country, suicides have increased nearly 30 percent since the turn of the century. That’s the bad news.  But there’s good news for Hispanics, at least in California. Although Latinos...

Moving beyond assumptions, Latino edition

We’re always happy to report on multicultural research that someone else has done, especially when they’ve done it right. That is, a report that’s not just strung together observations and assumptions. Gabriel Acevedo, sociology professor at St....

Pew: Asians outnumber Hispanics among immigrants

While the discussion over immigration, legal and illegal, devolves further into a cesspool of anti-hispanic rhetoric and tantrums over building a wall on our southern border, a shift in who is coming to the U.S. has been in effect for a few years. A recent Pew...

Trump sparks surge in Latino voter registration

Political insiders have wondered for decades how to motivate Latinos to vote. Now they have their answer: Donald Trump. Trump is poised to win today’s primary in Indiana, and if he does he will have a clear path to the GOP nomination for President, most...

The Trump Effect: A Boost in Naturalization

Donald Trump, the “Mexican illegals are rapists and murderers” candidate, is having an unintended effect on immigration in the U.S. According to multiple news outlets, Latinos are clamoring to get naturalized this year just to vote against him. Figures...