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DREAMers Taking a New Tack

if it brings real change for their families, young undocumented immigrants are willing to accept immigration reform without a path to citizenship.  

Why Immigrants Boomerang to Mexico

Family and nostalgia — not joblessness or health — are two top reasons more Mexicans are leaving the U.S., a report shows.

How to Put Colleges on the Hook

The White House is working on a rating system for schools, aimed at showing whether students are getting their money's worth. 

No, the GOP Is Not About to Capture Latino Voters

Obamacare and abortion platforms will not make them forget about immigration.

Could Obamacare Problems Push Latinos to the GOP?

They once loved the health law, but enrollment issues are eroding their support. Now Republicans want to snatch up their votes.

DC's Changing Neighborhoods

The dramatic changeover is due in large part to gentrification, an influx of young professionals wanting to live downtown, and the suburbanization of longtime residents.

Bipartisan Deals Can Only Pass Inside a Narrow Window. Here Are the Dates.

If meaningful legislation moves at all, it may not happen until next year, after House Republicans learn whether they have primary challengers. 

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DREAMers Taking a New Tack

if it brings real change for their families, young undocumented immigrants are willing to accept immigration reform without a path to citizenship.  

Why Immigrants Boomerang to Mexico

Family and nostalgia — not joblessness or health — are two top reasons more Mexicans are leaving the U.S., a report shows.

How to Put Colleges on the Hook

The White House is working on a rating system for schools, aimed at showing whether students are getting their money's worth. 

No, the GOP Is Not About to Capture Latino Voters

Obamacare and abortion platforms will not make them forget about immigration.

Could Obamacare Problems Push Latinos to the GOP?

They once loved the health law, but enrollment issues are eroding their support. Now Republicans want to snatch up their votes.

DC's Changing Neighborhoods

The dramatic changeover is due in large part to gentrification, an influx of young professionals wanting to live downtown, and the suburbanization of longtime residents.

Bipartisan Deals Can Only Pass Inside a Narrow Window. Here Are the Dates.

If meaningful legislation moves at all, it may not happen until next year, after House Republicans learn whether they have primary challengers. 

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About The Next America

The Next America explores the political, economic and social impacts of profound racial and cultural change facing our nation. The initiative includes polls, national and local events with thought leaders, magazine supplements and this site. In 2010, Ronald Brownstein wrote “The Gray and the Brown: A Generational Mismatch,” explaining the impact of a shift to an older, more ethnically diverse America.

 
 
 
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