DOWNWARD MOBILITY

LATINO VOICES
A few deeply interesting stats brought to us by the Pew Research Center The nation's birth rate dropped 8 percent in 2010, the most recent year for which data is available. That decrease is due largely to immigrant women opting to have fewer children. That same year, the share of new marriages between couples with different racial or ethnicity climbed to 15.1 percent Half of parents with teens who access the Internet say they have used some sort of monitoring or site-blocking software in an effort to try to stay on top of their kid's virtual lives.Nearly one third -- 32 percent -- of ALL Americans have benefited from two or more entitlement programs in their lifetime.