2 June 2007
Social Security has substantially improved the economic well-being of millions of Americans, and Latinos are particularly reliant on the program. Unfortunately, the impending retirement of the baby boom generation threatens the long-term viability of Social Security and may weaken the protection that the program offers to elderly Latinos. A number of proposals for reform are currently being debated. This report describes and analyzes these proposals and examines the impact that they will have on Latino retirees as a whole.