Tag: New York City and the 2010 Census

Maha Attieh Points to a Census Poster in her Office - Photo: Sarah Kate Kramer

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.

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

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.

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Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska Talks To WNYC’s Brian Lehrer About The Polish Immigrant Community

Fi2W Reporter Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska was a guest on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show today. She talked about what changes in NYC’s Polish community the 2010 Census will reveal.

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.

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.”