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December 16, 1989 | KEVIN DAVIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although they have made significant inroads politically, Latinos nationwide are more likely to be poor now than they were 10 years ago, according to a report released Friday by the National Council of La Raza. Latino officials say the statistics are particularly sobering because of the startling level of poverty among married-couple and multiple-income Latino families. In 1979, 13.1% of married-couple families were below the poverty line. In 1988, the number rose to 16%. Overall, 26.
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July 3, 1996 | ELAINE WOO and PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Latino immigrants arrive in this country with fewer educational and economic advantages than natives or other immigrants, and their predicament does not lessen as time goes on, according to a pair of new studies. The reports released today by Rand Corp. researchers examine immigrants' progress in the two crucial arenas of schools and the labor market and had troubling news about California's largest group of newcomers.
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BUSINESS
February 2, 1988 | Associated Press
Women reached the 70% barrier in 1987 for the first time on record in narrowing a pay gap between themselves and men, the government reported Monday. The median weekly earnings of men working full time rose $17--to $445 from $428--between the end of 1986 and the end of last year, while those of women climbed $13--to $309 from $296, the Labor Department said.
NEWS
December 16, 1989 | KEVIN DAVIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although they have made significant inroads politically, Latinos nationwide are more likely to be poor now than they were 10 years ago, according to a report released Friday by the National Council of La Raza. Latino officials say the statistics are particularly sobering because of the startling level of poverty among married-couple and multiple-income Latino families. In 1979, 13.1% of married-couple families were below the poverty line. In 1988, the number rose to 16%. Overall, 26.
NEWS
July 3, 1996 | ELAINE WOO and PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Latino immigrants arrive in this country with fewer educational and economic advantages than natives or other immigrants, and their predicament does not lessen as time goes on, according to a pair of new studies. The reports released today by Rand Corp. researchers examine immigrants' progress in the two crucial arenas of schools and the labor market and had troubling news about California's largest group of newcomers.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 10, 1989 | CLAUDIA PUIG, Times Staff Writer
A myth fostered by the entertainment industry, said writer/director Luis Valdez, is that Latinos "only exist in the Southwest, behind adobe walls and under tile roofs."
ENTERTAINMENT
August 10, 1989 | CLAUDIA PUIG, Times Staff Writer
A myth fostered by the entertainment industry, said writer/director Luis Valdez, is that Latinos "only exist in the Southwest, behind adobe walls and under tile roofs."
BUSINESS
February 2, 1988 | Associated Press
Women reached the 70% barrier in 1987 for the first time on record in narrowing a pay gap between themselves and men, the government reported Monday. The median weekly earnings of men working full time rose $17--to $445 from $428--between the end of 1986 and the end of last year, while those of women climbed $13--to $309 from $296, the Labor Department said.
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