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SPA 460: Globalization in the Hispanic World: Contemporary Hispanic Societies


Contemporary Hispanic Societies: Family, Youth, Education, and Identity (Including Hispanics in the US)

Contemporary Hispanic Societies


Browse the subject:

  • Hispanic Americans

Hispanics in the United States: A Demographic, Social, and Economic History, 1980-2005

  • MHSL Reference E184.S75 B47 2010  



Some databases to start with are:



Hispanic Map of the United States 2017 from FAS-Harvard

Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends

You can also browse by topic.

Recent reports are:

  • Hispanic Identity Fades Across Generations as Immigrant Connections Fall Away
  • Rise in U.S. Immigrants From El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras Outpaces Growth From Elsewhere
  • Lawful and unauthorized immigrants increase since recession
  • Statistical portrait of Hispanics in the United States
  • Mexican Lawful Immigrants Among the Least Likely to Become U.S. Citizens
  • Facts on U.S. Immigrants, 2015
  • Latinos and the New Trump Administration

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the US

US Census Page on Hispanic Origin

Also, see the guide Hispanics/LatinX in Alabama


Browse the subjects:

  • central america emigration and immigration
  • united states emigration and immigration
  • spain emigration and immigration
  • latin america emigration and immigration

Between the Lines: Letters between Undocumented Mexican and Central American Immigrants and their Families and Friends

  • E184.M5 B49 1992  

Latino Families Broken by Immigration: The Adolescent's Perceptions

New American Pioneers: Why are We Afraid of Mexican Immigrants?

  • E184.M5 H47 2006  


Immigration by the Numbers

The Impact of Slowing Immigration: Foreign-Born Share Falls Among 14 Largest U.S. Hispanic Origin Groups

USCIS Data & Correspondence (electronic reading room, data and stats, reports and studies, congressional correspondence)

USCIS Legal Resources


US Department of Homeland Security

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