Bill Frelick of Human Rights Watch says what the U.S. is seeing is dwarfed by the massive flow of refugees into other countries, such as Italy.
Hispanics are entering colleges and universities at higher rates than whites and blacks, but still lower than Asian Americans.
This is an all-time high for Hispanics, according to the Pew Hispanic Center, which released a report late last week.
This is the result, in part, of a dramatic rise in the high school graduation rate among Hispanic high-school students.
That’s the good news. The bad news is that once in college, Latino students still lag when it comes to earning Bachelor’s degrees.