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Asians fastest-growing group in United States, census finds

WASHINGTON — Asians are the fastest growing race group in the United States, reflecting a surge in immigration from the entire region over a decade, the US Census Bureau said Tuesday. As part of an ongoing analysis of the data it reaped from its 2010 census, the federal agency said…

Extreme poverty rises in U.S.: study

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans living in extreme poverty has grown by more than one-third over the past decade, the Brookings Institution said in a study out Thursday. Over the past decade, the number of US residents living below the federal poverty line — defined in 2010 as having…

Struggling Nevada Latinos could bet on Republicans

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — The casinos of Las Vegas may be glittering on the outside, but behind the bright lights the reality for many workers here, especially Latinos, has been pretty grim for the last few years. And President Barack Obama, who counted partly on the Latino vote to secure…

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