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Adding Citizenship Question Risks ‘Bad Count’ For 2020 Census, Experts Warn

March 27, 2018 4:45 pm

By Hansi Lo Wang for NPR Every decade, the U.S. Census Bureau asks some personal questions for the national headcount required by the constitution. But since 1960, one topic that hasn’t come up for all U.S. residents is citizenship. The…

Sherry Alu Campagna for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District

March 9, 2018 6:01 pm

“When elected, I will be the first Native Hawaiian woman in Congress. I am proud to join a growing number of credible, capable, and compassionate women of color who are working to turn Congress blue.” – Sherry Alu Campagna The…

Trump Administration Creates Census Crisis With Move to Suppress Immigrant Responses

March 27, 2018 4:51 pm

By Ari Berman for MotherJones The 2020 census will include a question about US citizenship for the first time since 1950, the Commerce Department announced Monday night. Civil rights groups say the question will massively depress responses from immigrants fearful…

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