Tag: Uncounted in the Census

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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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Overlooked: Indigenous Mexican Immigrants and the 2010 Census

The Census Bureau printed instructional materials in some 60 languages this year, but Mixotec, Mayan, Zapotec or any other indigenous Mexican language were not among them.