August 6, 2012

Portions of Arizona immigration law Struck down by Supreme Court

The highest court in the United States, the Supreme Court, has struck down key parts of a controversial Arizona immigration law.  The law which was not changed or removed and has been upheld is the portion of the law which requires police officers who stop someone on the road/street to make efforts to identify and verify the person’s immigration status with the government.  The parts of the law which have been struck down and held […]
January 17, 2011

Statistics Find Mixed-Race American Population on the Rise

The ethnic makeup of the United Stated is becoming increasingly diverse, with more mixed-race Americans, according to the head of the U.S. Census Bureau.  The 2010 Census was the second decennial count to allow residents to identify as more than one race, and it’s likely that more respondents checked off multiple races.  The nation’s population grew 9.7 percent to 308,745,538 in 2010, from the previous decade, with the fastest gains coming in the South and […]