August 25, 2017 -
The Census Bureau had initially planned to include the Bluefield-Beckley-Oak Hill area of West Virginia in its dress rehearsal for the 2020 census, but budget cuts forced it to scale back its plans. As a result, not a single Southern or rural community will be included in the full test, deepening worries about the count's accuracy.
March 15, 2011 -
The growth of Hispanic/Latino communities in Southern states is a story that has unfolded over two decades, but it's still managing to shatter the expectations of demographers and government officials.
March 15, 2010 -
Immigrant rights advocates have sent a letter to President Barack Obama and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano asking them to immediately suspend all immigration enforcement activities through the end of the year in order to decrease fear within immigrant communities and encourage their participation in the 2010 Census.
March 4, 2010 -
By Robert Dr. Cintli Rodriguez, New America Media It was when I first stood atop the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan,Mexico in 1976 that I was finally able to grasp something my parents
March 1, 2010 -
There's an effort underway in Louisiana to use the 2010 Census to pull in federal funding for Cajun and Creole cultural programs, and it's stirring up some controversy over how to best classify members of the state's French-speaking cultures.
January 8, 2010 -
This March, census forms will be delivered to every residence in the Unite
October 28, 2009 -
Any day now, the Senate could take up debate on an amendment introduced by Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) requiring that the 2010 count ask residents about their citizenship status.