In a new graphic from The LIBRE Institute, rates of individual enterprise in the Hispanic population are contrasted with those in the non-Hispanic population to highlight this unique attribute of the Hispanic entrepreneurial community.
Since the late 1970’s, the familiar American teenage pastime of working a summer job between school years has been vanishing at an alarming rate. What was once an easy and common way for young Americans to gain work experience and earn a little spending money for summer vacation is now out of reach for many.
Does immigration harm our economy? Should we prevent additional job-seekers from crossing our borders? Do immigrants compete with Americans for jobs? The United States has a long and rich history of immigration, and questions like those above have perennially dogged supporters of the immigrants who wish to come to our country in search of opportunity.
A quality education is key to achieving the American Dream, and Latina women are increasingly taking charge of their own destiny. Lower educational attainment can be an obstacle in many areas of life, leading to lower employment, higher poverty rates, and lower income, which underscores the importance of education to the wellbeing of the Hispanic community.
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