Deep into the count, the city is still struggling to improve on its poor showing in the 2000 Census.
Korean is one of 6 official languages that the census questionnaire can be completed in. That doesn’t mean counting Koreans in New York is easy.
While Filipino Americans generally support the census, undocumented Filipino immigrants worry about giving out personal information.
Part of a series on the 2010 Census and immigrant communities connected to the official census languages.
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.
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.
Listen to the story about efforts to count undocumented Latino immigrants in Queens, NY.
A Bloomberg administration official says the number of New Yorkers who have mailed back their completed census forms “is horribly low right now.”
A U.S. representative from New York obtained assurances from the Justice Department that the Patriot Act does not supersede the confidentiality provisions that protect Census data.
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.