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  • Latino Poverty Rate Climbs to 28%

    11/14/2012 7:26:13 PM PST · by gotribe · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/14/2012 | Fox News
    While Latinos are gaining in political clout, they are also falling down the economic ladder, new Census numbers show. Latinos poverty rates climbed to 28 percent after the census reconfigured its algorithm to take into account medical costs and government programs. The Hispanic poverty level rose after the government took into account safety-net programs such as food stamps and housing, which have lower participation among immigrants and non-English speakers.