By Fox News Latino | 01/11/2013 - 13:29 | 0 Comments
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.
Solis, 55, is leaving the Obama administration after four years and returning to her native...
By Fox News Latino | 01/07/2013 - 15:46 | 0 Comments
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.
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By Jill Pankow | 12/01/2012 - 17:01 | 0 Comments
Have you ever had difficulty juggling just two or three things on your plate? Now try to imagine successfully balancing over SEVEN projects under the microscope of some of the world’s biggest fans and toughest critics.
If this seems dauntingly impossible, and we do, call Selena Gomez, 20, Miss Possible. This mogul is thriving with a wildly popular...
By Sugey Palomares | 10/09/2012 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
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 | 0 Comments
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...
By Samantha Leal | 06/14/2012 - 14:30 | 0 Comments
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...
By Sugey Palomares | 06/05/2012 - 14:54 | 0 Comments
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...
By Jill Pankow | 02/07/2012 - 12:41 | 0 Comments
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...
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