WASHINGTON — In a major shift in immigration patterns over the next 50 years, Asians will have surged past Hispanics to become the largest group of immigrants heading to the United States, according to estimates in a new immigration study. Continue reading
The number of black immigrants living in the United States has nearly quadrupled since 1980 and is expected to continue to grow, according to a new report released today from the Pew Research Center. Continue reading
The Great Recession may be over, but the number of children living in poverty or low-income families is still higher than pre-recession levels.
As the deadline for the 2010 census nears, Jim Lehrer talks to U.S. Census director Robert Groves about the challenges of counting the U.S. population and the trends the new data might show. Continue reading
The number of people without health insurance in the United States fell last year for the first time since the beginning of the Bush administration, according to a report released by the Census Bureau Tuesday on poverty, income and health insurance. Continue reading