Healthcare Bills Fall Short on Race, And Other News

By The News Jun 10, 2009

AARP Study looks at Older Latino Workers According to the AARP, older Latinos are the fastest-growing group of aging Americans and will probably make up 25 percent of that population by 2050. Los Angeles Times Internet Plan Focuses on People of Color A new group of civil rights organizers has asked cell phone companies to make mobile Internet more accessible for both people living in poverty and communities of color. The Wall Street Journal Mexican Immigration to U.S. Declines Strict immigration laws and the U.S. recession have caused a slight decreased Mexican immigration to the north, according to a new study by the Mexican bank BBVA Bancomer. By the end of 2008, the undocumented Mexican population dropped to 7 million from 7.1 million in 2007. NAM Lawmakers Warn Against Ignoring Health Disparities Asian, Black and Hispanic members of Congress threatened opposition of new healthcare bills that don’t address between whites and people of color. The three caucuses plan on introduce their own wish list of health legislation. AP