Category Archives: Pew Research

18 striking findings from 2018

By Abigail Geiger of Pew Research 1. Post-Millennials – today’s 6- to 21-year-olds, also known as Generation Z – are on track to be the most racially and ethnically diverse generation yet. 2. There were 10.7 million unauthorized immigrants in … Continue reading

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Americans broadly support legal status for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children

By Carroll Doherty of Pew Research Most Americans favor granting permanent legal status to immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children. And a 56% majority opposes substantially expanding the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading…

Posted in Children, Donald Trump, Immigrants, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Teens who are constantly online are just as likely to socialize with their friends offline

By Jingjing Jiang of Pew Research Close to half of U.S. teens ages 13 to 17 say they are on the internet “almost constantly,” and more than nine-in-ten are social media users. These highly plugged-in youth, however, are just as … Continue reading

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Despite recent violence, Chicago is far from the U.S. ‘murder capital’

By John Gramlich and Drew DeSilver of Pew Research Adjusting for its large population, Chicago is by no means the nation’s “murder capital.” For decades, in fact, it has had fewer murders per capita than many other U.S. cities with … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Pew Research

In America, Does More Education Equal Less Religion?

From the Pew Research Center The idea that highly educated people are less religious, on average, than those with less education has been a part of the public discourse for decades, but some scholars of religion have called this notion … Continue reading

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