Tag: Immigrants and the Census

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Dora The Undocumented Immigrant Explorer

What started as a spoof is now a biting protest against Arizona’s new immigration law.

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Arab Americans Struggle For Accurate Census Count

According to the 2000 Census, there were approximately 1.25 million people living in the United States who self-identified as Arab. But many advocates estimate the Arab American population to be three times that size—over 3.5 million.

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Dismal Census Participation in NYC: Immigrant Communities Among the Least Counted

Deep into the count, the city is still struggling to improve on its poor showing in the 2000 Census.

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Filipinos Divided Over Census According to Immigration Status

While Filipino Americans generally support the census, undocumented Filipino immigrants worry about giving out personal information.

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Survey Shows Hispanic Immigrants Got the Census Message

A poll of nearly 1000 people found that that Spanish-speaking immigrants are more likely than U.S.-born Hispanics to mail back their census forms.

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Census Drives Hope in New York’s Chinese Immigrant Neighborhoods

Recent victories by Chinese candidates are helping the census drive this year, but New York’s Chinese community has already seen how the census count has helped to shape its political power in bitter and joyful ways.

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The Census and Undocumented Immigrants: FI2W‘s Annie Correal on NPR‘s All Things Considered

Listen to the story about efforts to count undocumented Latino immigrants in Queens, NY.

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Census Count Going Poorly in New York, Says City’s Immigrant Affairs Chief

A Bloomberg administration official says the number of New Yorkers who have mailed back their completed census forms “is horribly low right now.”

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No Count, No Funds: Minorities in Bushwick Suffer the Consequences of a Census Undercount

After low participation in the 2000 Census, one Brooklyn neighborhood struggles to provide its predominantly Hispanic residents with basic services. Also: Reporter Annie Correal on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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Hey, the Census Can Be Fun! WNYC‘s Brian Lehrer Proves It on a Show on Hard-To-Count Immigrants

Amid talk of statistics and maps of hard-to-count neighborhoods, guests on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show find time to show a little humor.