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The State of Play in New Mexico: The Role of 2010 Winners in 2012 Race

Today, Latino Decisions highlights the importance of New Mexico in this year’s election. Writing at the Latino Decisions blog, Gabriel R. Sanchez, an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of New Mexico and Director of Research, examines the current politics of New Mexico by looking at the 2010 elections. For more on how … Continue reading »

Census Numbers Showing Minority Births as Majority Generates Lots of Opinion

Yesterday, the Census Bureau reported that, in 2011, 50.4% of all births in the United States were to minorities: For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing. New 2011 census estimates highlight sweeping changes … Continue reading »