The increasing numbers of Latino youth who obtain college degrees are become active in politics, with the biggest trend of Latino population is youth and growth we can only hope for even more support in politics. “For the first time ever, Latinos accounted for one in ten votes cast nationwide in the presidential election, and Obama recorded the highest ever vote total for any presidential candidate among Latinos, at 75%” (Barreto and Segura 145). The Latino vote is becoming a crucial element to politics because of their size in population. . “While turnout declined nationally from 2008 to 2012 (by 2%), among Latinos there was a 28% increase in votes cast in 2012 (from 9.7 million to 12.5 million) and Obama further increased his vote share among Latinos in 2012 compared to 2008” (Barreto and Segura 145).
In a period of 30 years the poverty rate of immigrants across America more than doubled. In 1970 of the 4,605 immigrants in this country 12% percent or 552 immigrants were in poverty. By the year 2000 of the 112,016 immigrants in this country 44% or 49,287 were in poverty. Although the change seems grand, due to the rising amount of immigrants in this country the amounts closely replicate each other. In conclusion immigration in the United States is an ever-changing thing.
Donald Trump has a higher following than his presidential race counterpart Hillary Clinton among the white evangelicals, according to a new CBS poll. About 62 percent of the white evangelicals are supporting Trump, while only 17 percent favor Clinton, which gives Trump an edge by a wide margin of 3 to 1 over his competitor among this group. White men were more likely to support Trump (51 percent) than Clinton (31 percent), and white women preferred Clinton (43 percent) over Trump (35 percent). As many as 73 percent of Republicans supported Trump, as against Clinton (6 percent). More Democrats favored Clinton (81 percent) than Trump (6 percent).
As you know immigration is a huge problem in the United States, data shows that over the past year’s Texas has increases its size dramatically. In the website Texas State Historical Association states data that since the year 1850 Texas started out with the population of 212,592 and on 2010 the population growth increased to 25,145,561. However, we do not know the exact number of these people that are not American Citizens. In the Washington Post it states that “there are more than 11 million immigrants living, working and establishing families in the United States illegally”. Texas has approximately 1,650,000 almost close to 1.7 million of people who are illegal immigrants that are residents here.
“The outlook in this field is extraordinarily favorable, diagnostic medical sonographers and ultrasound technicians should experience job growth of 46 percent nationwide between 2012 and 2022 ranking the field among five fastest growing occupations in the country and resulting in 27,000 new jobs” (Boyle). The job for this career should grow in most regions but it is likely to vary geographically with most states having a fast growth than the nation’s average. The five most regions where the jobs of sonography is growing the fastest during 2012 and 2022 is Puerto Rico, Texas, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado. The averages for each region is, Puerto Rico 58. 7 percent, Texas 57.6 percent, Arizona 54.9 percent, Utah 54.1 percent, and lastly Colorado with 51.3 percent.
Anti-Jewish hate crimes rose 9%, anti-black hate crimes went up by almost 8%, and anti-LGBT hate crimes increased by nearly 5%, while anti-Latino hate crimes remained steady. The latest FBI annual hate crime report shows a sharp spike in the number of hate crimes nationwide, with attacks against Muslims increasing the most sharply. In sheer numbers, anti-Jewish incidents (664) were higher in 2015, but the percentage increase was much higher for incidents involving Muslim victims. The bureau 's Uniform Crime Reporting Program data showed 5,850 hate crime incidents reported to police in 2015, a 6. "That is the highest number since 2001, when the al Qaeda attacks on New York and elsewhere drove the number to its highest ever level, 481 hate crimes," according to Mark Potok with the Southern Poverty Law
The United States Census Bureau recently reported that the Hispanic population is becoming the largest ethnic minority in the country. For example, in 1980, Hispanics made up 6.4 % of the total population in the United States (US); and in 2000, the Hispanic population grew to over 12.5 % of the total population in the United States (US). It is projected that European Americans will numerically become a minority in the upcoming years, and that the Hispanic population will constitute 31 percent of the nation 's population by 2060, making the United States (US) the second largest Hispanic population following Mexico (citation A5). States, like California and Texas, can be used as an example for this shift already occurring. It is apparent that
That difference is also visible within the racial minorities within the United States of America. From 1990 to 2000, the Asian American population grew by 75% making it the highest growing racial group in the United States. It is mostly consisted of those that are born overseas. There is also a language barrier especially in some ethnic communities within the continent of Asia. There is also a variation regards to citizenship status.
(New Hampshire Voting History) In recent polls from November fifteen, Trump was leading in Republican presidential primary polls, followed by Carson, Rubio, Cruz and Kasich. (Election 2016) However these polls have changed dramatically from August of this year. (Election 2016) On August 24th Trump was in the lead followed by Kaisch, Bush, Walker and Carson. (Election 2016) Kasich is focusing primarily on New Hampshire, and currently has the most support there out of the first three states to vote in the primaries . (New Hampshire Voting
Between 2000 and 2011, the United States saw a thirty percent immigration population growth. The legal immigrant population has steadily rose over the eleven year period. While the unauthorized immigrant population has somewhat decreased over the period. In the periods first year 2000 the number of legal immigrants began at 31.1 million immigrants. While the unauthorized immigrants total was 8.4 million.
The increase in Americans dating outside of their racial groups has caused an increase in the American multiracial population. According to the 2010 census brief, the population reporting multiple races, 9.0 million grew by 32 percent from the year 2000 to 2010, compared to those who reported a single race that grew by 9.2%. Nevertheless, the significant group with the most change since 2000; 1.8 million Black and White accounts for the largest multiracial population in America. White races combined with other races accounted for approximately 2.5 million biracial citizens. (Census Bureau 2012) According to Pew research center, 6.9 percent of American ages 18 or older have a multiracial background, in the adult multiracial population women
The country say the unemployment rate improve significantly. The unemployment rate was the best the country has seen in years. Trump was able to create and keep hundreds of thousands of jobs. This allowed the country to develop and small cities were able to grow into mega cities. Also, Donald trump was able to wipe out ISIS quicker than any of us had expected.
According to an article in the Journal of Organizational Moral Psychology, Bennington and Grant (2011) “US dollars spent on lobbying members of government nearly tripled from 1998 to 2008” (P.85). To conclude, the amount spent lobbying during the following six years steadily ranged between 3.30 billion and 3.52 billion dollars (Opensecrets.org, n.p). Amazingly, the amount of money spent on lobbying is just mere pennies compared to gains they will receive from their successful lobbying campaigns. Thus, with all the money spent on lobbying; are lobbyists very successful at changing federal
The issue on voting rights of people who have committed a felony is very important one, because it has had a significant impact from voting turnout in recent elections. According to The Sentencing Project, approximatively 5.3 millions of people were unable to vote due to a felony conviction in the 2008 election. This number affects mostly minorities group such African American and Latino who make up more than 60 % of prison population despite being only 28% of US population (We The People, 330). Until this law is revere, this number will continue to growth with minorities unfairly excluded from voting at much higher rate. Consequently, these restrictions have had and will continue to impact the voting turnout in US at federal and local election.
The nation’s immigrant population (legal and illegal) hit a record 41.3 million in July 2013, an increase of 1.4 million since July 2010. Since 2000 the immigrant population is up 10.2 million. The 41.3 million immigrant population (legal and illegal) in 2013 was double the number in 1990, nearly triple the number in 1980, and quadruple that in 1970, when it stood at 9.6 million. The sending regions with the largest increases from 2010 to 2013 were South Asia (up 373,000, 16 percent growth); East Asia (up 365,000, 5 percent growth); the Caribbean (up 223,000, 6 percent