Asians naturalize soon after immigration while Latinos take longer, but the lag is smaller for Latinos in Generation X than it was for Latino baby boomers, a change that should improve the financial well being of Latino Gen Xers.
by Zachary D. Gassoumis, Kathleen H. Wilber, Chon Noriega, Max Benavidez, and Fernando Torres-Gil
The Latino population within the Baby Boom generation includes a large number of immigrants. A recent study authored by the Latinos & Economic Security research team found that in 2000, 57% of Latino and 88% of Asian boomers had immigrated to the U.S. Among these Latinos, 37% of immigrants had naturalized, compared to 57% of the Asian immigrants. Download in PDF »