Institute for Latino Studies Sponsored Research and Publications Archive

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The Institute for Latino Studies has sponsored research and scholarship on the role of Latinos in the ongoing transformation of U.S. society overall and of Metropolitan Chicago and Northwest Indiana, in particular. Reports and policy and research briefs are available for download.

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Religion

Children and Youth

Immigration and Transnationalism

Family and Households

Gender

Heathcare

Citizenship and Civic Partnership

Education

Regional Research

Labor and the Economy

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  • Author(s):
    Andrew Deliyannides, Juan Carlos Guzmán, Josefa Palacios
    Abstract:

    Study of demographic trends of Latinos in Indiana including place of origin, age, education, and fertility rates. Findings include Latinos are concentrated in urban areas, of lower socioeconomic status and have lower educational attainment in comparison to Blacks and Whites. Uses data from Indiana state Census, 2005-2006 American Community Surveys, and World Health Organization.

    Date Created:
    2008-12-01
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    Report
  • Author(s):
    Allert Brown-Gort, Juan Carlos Guzmán
    Abstract:

    Policy brief describing the potential effects of proposed legislation aimed at controlling unauthorized immigration currently being considered by the Indiana Legislature. Findings indicate a significant reduction in the economic success of the State of Indiana following the passage of the bill including a GDP reduction of about $5 billion and a decrease in taxes of about $200 million. The study uses 2006 Pew Hispanic Research Center data and state data from the Census Bureau.

    Date Created:
    2008-03-01
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    Resource Type
    Report