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Between two worlds: how young Latinos come of age in America

This report, released by the Pew Hispanic Center, takes an in-depth look at Hispanics aged between 16 - 25.

Location United States

Young Latinos are satisfied with their lives, optimistic about their futures and place a high value on education, hard work and career success. Yet they are much more likely than other American youths to drop out of school and to become teenage parents. They are more likely than white and Asian youths to live in poverty. And they have high levels of exposure to gangs.

Hispanics are the largest and youngest minority group in the US: 20% of schoolchildren and 25% of newborns are Hispanic. Never before in US history has a minority ethnic group ...