Birth Rates Overtake Immigration in Growth of U.S. Latino Population
Birth Rate Overtakes Immigration in Growth of U.S. Latino Population
By Mariela Rosario | 07/14/2011 - 17:24

In a not surprising, but still important revelation, a report was released today demonstrating that the birth rate among Latinos has surpassed immigration as the main means of growth of the U.S. Hispanic population.

REPORT: Illegal Immigration from Mexico Drops Dramatically


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LATINA’s February Book Club Pick: ‘Fallin’ Up’ by Taboo
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/10/2011 - 11:00

From his close relationship with his grandma to his drug use and hitting it big with multiplatinum group The Black Eyed Peas, Taboo holds little back in his revealing new memoir, Fallin’ Up, in stores now. Taboo talked to Latina.com about why he wrote the book and why it isn’t just another celebrity memoir.


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First Latino Studies Class Deemed Illegal in Arizona
First Latino Studies Class Deemed Illegal in Arizona
By Mariela Rosario | 01/26/2011 - 12:34

At Tucson High Magnet School, almost all of teacher Curtis Acosta's students are Mexican-American. But Tom Horne, Arizona's newly elected attorney general (and former superintendent) says Acosta's Latino Literature class is "propagandizing and brainwashing." So, Horne declared the program in violation of a new state law that went into effect on January 1 that outlaws ethnic studies classes in the state of Arizona.


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