New data from the U.S. Census Bureau, indicate that China and India have replaced Mexico as the top countries sending immigrants to the United States. Although people from Latin America still dominate the population of legal and undocumented immigrants in the U.S., it is now China and India that send more immigrants to the United States, the data said.
Poverty in the United States has grown steadily in the past few years. According to the US Census bureau, 46.2 million people lived in poverty in 2010, the highest in the 52 years poverty estimates have been published.
Marriages between whites and blacks in the United States have become less infrequent, going from being relatively rare 30 years ago to comprising a notable percentage of such unions, a study published Thursday found.
One out of every four US Hispanics – 13.2 million people – is living in poverty, according to a report based on the US 2010 Census data that was released this week.