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California Democrats are worried: Counting illegal immigrants

California could lose a seat in the House of Representatives and some Congressional districts could lose population if the millions of illegal immigrants living in the state, which has the largest number of illegal immigrants by far, aren’t counted in the 2020 census. 449 more words

Longevity....

This week is “Longevity.”  Amy’s prompt was to maybe write something about the oldest person in your family tree, could explore the person that took you the longest to find or maybe talk about longevity in a job or career. 1,230 more words

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Why Asking About Citizenship Could Make the Census Less Accurate - The New York Times

Lynn Vavreck, a professor of political science at U.C.L.A. on the US Census citizenship question along with a study that shows how distrust plays out in different states, reflecting the particular political climate: 960 more words

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Census of Arkansas

CENSUS OF ARKANSAS.

In looking over the report of the Secretary of State, we find the following which we give for the benefit of our readers: 21 more words

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Eugene Tompkins

Well, it took three weeks but I finally got Research Scope Creep.  You know what I mean.  That moment when you completely ignore the #52Ancestors project criteria (find one new thing on one person on your family tree) and gleefully go down the rabbit hole, gathering bits and pieces as you go.  660 more words

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Why Asking About Citizenship Could Make the Census Less Accurate

Distrust of the government’s intentions toward noncitizens may be hard to overcome, research suggests, and political developments have increased levels of distrust.

Published: January 19, 2018 at 05:30AM… 72 more words

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Trump’s revenge on California: The Census - POLITICO

The US Census and the fear regarding the possible  impact of the addition of a citizenship question on California and other states:

Fear is rising among Democrats over the prospect that President Donald Trump’s hard line on immigration might ultimately cost California a seat in Congress during the upcoming round of reapportionment.

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