Source: Market Watch

According to a recent study, Latinos are falling behind other racial groups in obtaining higher education degrees.

As a result, fewer Latinos are obtaining jobs that pay an average salary and provide health insurance.

Between 1992 and 2016, the number of Latinos within the general US population grew by 9%, but Latinos with a college degree only increased by 6% during those years.

“There’s a general presumption in the United States almost always with respect to new groups, especially immigrant groups, that it’s okay if people are behind, so long as there’s progress,” said Anthony Carnevale, director of Georgetown Center.

“What this report shows is that that’s not really true for Hispanics, but the presumption that they’re making steady progress is way overstated,” he added.

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Latinos Struggling in Obtaining Education, Jobs

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