US immigration is associated with rise in smoking among Latinos and Asians

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in Study Results

US immigration is associated with rise in smoking among Latinos and Asians

GritoBlast! — Immigration to the U.S. may result in increased smoking in Latino and Asian women, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University, Duke University and the University of Southern California. The study, “Gender, Acculturation and Smoking Behavior Among U.S. Asian and Latino Immigrants,” examines smoking prevalence and frequency among Asian and Latino U.S. immigrants. The research focuses on how gender differences in smoking behavior...

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Latino Decisions Study: Latino Voters Strongly Reject House Republican Proposal on Border Crisis

Posted by on Aug 3, 2014 in Study Results

Latino Decisions Study: Latino Voters Strongly Reject House Republican Proposal on Border Crisis

GritoBlast! — The latest research conducted by Latino Decisions on GOP voting patterns regarding issues important to Latino voters reveal a disturbing trend that doesn’t bode well for GOP success at the polls. Surveys by Latino Decisions show that when it comes to immigration – a top policy priority – Latinos and the Republican Party are on opposite ends of the spectrum. Republicans’ failure to compromise on this issue, as evidenced by the recent failure to...

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