Census will ask for Citizenship

2018-03-27T08:46:38+00:00March 27th, 2018|

Note: Project RACE is NOT in favor of a citizenship question on the U.S. Census! Despite Concerns, Census Will Ask Respondents if They Are U.S. Citizens By EMILY BAUMGAERTNER, New York Times Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made the decision to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census forms, citing the need to measure the portion of the population eligible to vote. Credit Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times WASHINGTON — The 2020 census will ask respondents whether they are United States citizens, the Commerce Department announced Monday night, [...]

Citizenship Question on Census?

2018-01-03T15:33:55+00:00January 3rd, 2018|

The DOJ Wants A Citizenship Question On The Census. That Could Blow Up The Whole Survey Sam Levine/Jan 3, 2018 The Huffington Post Experts already concerned about census response rates say the query would cause even fewer people to respond. The Department of Justice’s recent request to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census has sparked concerns that such a move would lower response rates within immigrant communities. An inaccurate Census would have severe consequences. The survey helps determine the allocation of nearly $700 billion each year in [...]

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