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Current Event April 14, 2017

Debate: Should the Citizenship Question Be Included in the Census?


The U.S. Census Bureau is set to announce the proposed questions for the 2020 census. Many are concerned that under the Trump administration, Latinos will be less likely to respond for fear that immigration enforcement will use their answers against the Latino community. As a result, these communities may be undercounted, leading to less political representation and federal funding for these areas. Listen to learn more about the concerns around the politicization of the U.S. Census.

Immigration Civics/Government US government

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AIR DATE: 03/28/2017


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