By Cristina Arreola | 10/28/2013 - 15:57
En serio: we’ve all had those days. You know, Monday morning when you can't get out of bed, and you wish you’d ditched the 9-to-5 routine and chosen a more unconventional path as a musician, artist, or actor.
From stockbroker to factory worker, these 10 Latinos have all switched careers -- and dreams -- in order to pursue a life in Hollywood:
By Fox News Latino | 01/11/2013 - 12:29
Hilda Solis, who resigned Wednesday as the nation's first Hispanic labor secretary, plans to head back to her native California where, Los Angeles political experts say, she is set to hold one of the most powerful legislative positions in the country.
By Fox News Latino | 01/07/2013 - 14:46
The U.S. unemployment rate for Latinos fell to 9.6 percent in December, the lowest jobless rate in four years.
December was also the fourth straight month the jobless rate has fallen below 10 percent. Prior to September 2012, the Latino unemployment rate had not gone under 10 percent in 44 consecutive months.
Read the full story at Fox News Latino.
By Sugey Palomares | 10/09/2012 - 16:00
After months of unemployment rates hitting record highs, it seems like the tides aren't changing fast enough for many Latinos.
According to the latest employment report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for Latinos slightly decreased to 9.9 percent in September, compared to 10.2 percent in August.
By Sugey Palomares | 08/29/2012 - 17:00
Latinos may be the largest minority group enrolled in 2-year and 4-year colleges, according to a recent Pew Research Center study, but a new report highlights that Latino college graduates are having a hard time entering the workforce with high-earning positions.
By Samantha Leal | 06/14/2012 - 14:30
One in six small business owners in the United States is an immigrant, according to a new report from the Fiscal Policy Institute's Immigration Research Initiative. Immigrants make up 18 percent of all small business owners in the United States. Twenty years ago, immigrants made up only 12 percent of small business owners.
By Sugey Palomares | 06/05/2012 - 14:54
The Bureau of Labor and Statistics has released a new jobs report, which showcases that Latino unemployment rates increased from 10.3% to 11% in April. The economic recession has also hit the African American community, which has an unemployment rate of 13%. The numbers reflect how deeply Latino workers have been affected by the job market with unemployment rates that are three points higher than the national average of 8.2%.
By Jill Pankow | 02/07/2012 - 11:41
After a long stretch of financial hardship for many Latinos, it seems the tides may finally be turning. As the nation’s economy begins to add jobs, those positions are quickly being filled, and mostly by Latinos! Sixty percent of new jobs, most of which are in the areas of hotels, food services, healthcare and manufacturing, went to the Latino population according to the Huffington Post.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/13/2011 - 16:01
In protest of Alabama’s new immigration law, many Latinos in the state reportedly skipped work yesterday or closed their businesses, Fox News Latino reports. According to the website, the goal of their work stoppage was to show the contribution Alabama’s Latino immigrants make to the southern state’s economy.