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Among the couple hundred protesters who marched from North High School Tuesday to join the many hundreds of others who converged upon Auraria Campus...
Despite the boom in America’s Hispanic population over the past decade, a recent Pew Hispanic Center report shows that surge (35.3 million to 50.5 million people between 2000 and 2010) is not reflected in Latino voting totals, which increased from 13.2 million to 21.3 million people between 2000 and 2010.
While Colorado's population of undocumented immigrants more than quadrupled between the years 1990 and 2000, new census data analyzed by the nonprofit Pew Hispanic Center show that the state's undocumented population has been stagnant since 2005, congruent with national trends. The updated demographic figures have wide-ranging implications for future political debates on local economies, labor trends, public education and health care in Colorado which has some of the toughest immigration laws in the nation.
Hispanics account for half of the population growth in the United States since 2000 with five Colorado counties reporting dramatic population increases of 41 percent or more.
Colorado ranked second in the nation in the increased number of Hispanic students attending all-minority schools, according to a Pew Hispanic Center report released...