Hispanics

Voters go to the polls. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Fort Worth City Council Approves New Redistricting Map

The Fort Worth City Council has approved a council-redistricting plan, but the vote was not unanimous. Critics argue the new plan completely ignores the booming Hispanic populations in the southern and central portions of Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–07/24/2012

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Marriott Wardman Park on February 11, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Immigration Suddenly Roiling Presidential Race

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are courting the nation’s swelling Hispanic population as immigration emerges as a big issue in the presidential contest.

06/21/2012

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New Asian Immigrants Now Surpass Hispanics

For the first time, the influx of Asians moving to the U.S. has surpassed that of Hispanics, reflecting a slowdown in illegal immigration while employers increase demand for high-skilled workers.

06/19/2012

Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade. (credit: ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Hispanics Want To Share Their Background

The description preferred by 51 percent of Hispanics is Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban or other culture they are tied to through family or ancestry.

04/05/2012

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Perry’s Immigration Strategy May Woo Hispanics

Rick Perry is calling his Republican rivals “heartless” and using ethnically charged language to defend moderate parts of his immigration record.

09/28/2011

A 5-month-old waits while her mother shops for groceries. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Births, Not New Immigrants, Push U.S. Latino Growth

With immigration slowing, babies born in the U.S. rather than newly arrived Mexican immigrants are now driving most of the fast growth in the Latino population.

07/14/2011

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Councilman Says FWPD Racial Profiling Report Shows Bias

A Fort Worth City Council member is raising questions about the results of the police department’s racial profiling report.

05/24/2011

Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade. (credit: ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

New Census Milestone: Hispanics Reach 50 Million

In a surprising show of growth, Hispanics accounted for over half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade.

03/24/2011

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