Tag: 2010 Census

A 20-feet Census form was put up in New York's Times Square - Photo: Census Bureau.

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.

Korean American Census Rally in Queens, NY - Photo: Sooyeon Kim.
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An Uphill Struggle to Count Korean Immigrants in the 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.

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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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Groups in NY Join Forces to Count Russian Immigrants in the 2010 Census

Part of a series on the 2010 Census and immigrant communities connected to the official census languages.

Spreading the word about the census in Jackson Heights, Queens.

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.

A census help center in New York's Chinatown.

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.

NYC Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Fatima Shama speaks with reporters at a census fair in Jackson Heights, Queens - Photo: John Rudolph.

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.”

A 20-feet Census form was put up in New York's Times Square - Photo: Census Bureau.

Patriot Act Does Not Override Privacy of Census Information, Justice Dept. Says

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.

Census workers recruit Bushwick residents to work in the count - Photo: Alex Vros/EDLP
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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.