Hansi Lo Wang

Hansi Lo Wang appears in the following:

White House Names Steven Dillingham To Head Census Bureau

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The agency has not had permanent leadership since July 2017. If confirmed by the Senate, Steven Dillingham will oversee the 2020 census and inherit six lawsuits challenging a citizenship question.

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Asian-Americans Facing Staggering Levels Of Income Inequality In The U.S.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Asian-Americans have displaced African-Americans as the most economically divided group in the U.S., according to the Pew Research Center. Food pantries are seeing growing needs among Asian-Americans.

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Latino Voters Move To Defend Census Immigrant Count In Lawsuit By Alabama

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The Trump administration has not yet responded to a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Census Bureau's policy of including unauthorized immigrants in population numbers used to distribute seats in Congress.

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Transcript: Census Bureau Acting Director Ron Jarmin's Interview With NPR

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The head of the U.S Census Bureau speaks with NPR's Hansi Lo Wang about how the government's largest statistical agency is preparing for the 2020 census, including the new citizenship question.

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Citizenship Question Controversy Complicating Census 2020 Work, Bureau Director Says

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Facing multiple lawsuits over addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census, the U.S. Census Bureau head tells NPR a long legal fight could raise the head count's cost and risk a bad count.

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Latest On Census Lawsuits In Court

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

A federal judge heard arguments in New York City for the largest of the six lawsuits brought against the citizenship question the Trump administration added to the 2020 census.

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Census Overseers Seeded DOJ's Request To Add Citizenship Question, Memo Shows

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Dozens of states and cities are suing for the removal of the question, which the agency's own research suggests will suppress participation and make the 2020 census less accurate.

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Documents Shed Light On Decision To Add Census Citizenship Question

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Emails and memos show Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross overruled Census Bureau concerns and was urged to exclude noncitizens from census numbers used to reallocate congressional seats.

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Santa Fe, Texas, Shooting Takes Toll On Area's Chief Medical Examiner

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas affected people in profound ways — particularly the first responders and others who rushed to the scene, including Galveston County's chief medical examiner.

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Texas Community Prays Together After Friday's School Shooting

Thursday, May 24, 2018

In Santa Fe, scores of people turned out for a gathering called "A night of hope and healing." Residents wanted to remember the victims of last week's school shooting. Ten people were killed.

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Santa Fe Community Mourns Those Killed In Texas School Shooting

Monday, May 21, 2018

Across Texas people stopped for a moment of silence Monday to honor those killed and injured in Friday's school shooting in Santa Fe. While there are many questions about that day, many are asking, why?

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The Complicated History Of The U.S. Census Asking About Citizenship

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Lawmakers are set to question the Justice Department Friday about why it requested the 2020 census to ask about citizenship. The history of using the U.S. census to ask about citizenship has many twists and turns.

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Many Noncitizens Plan To Avoid The 2020 Census, Test Run Indicates

Friday, May 11, 2018

The Trump administration is adding a citizenship question to forms for the 2020 census. Some immigrants in Central Falls, Rhode Island say they're afraid to be counted.

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Lawmakers To Subpoena DOJ Official Over Census Citizenship Question

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

A Justice Department official was invited to testify at a congressional hearing about the DOJ's request that the 2020 census ask about citizenship. But he didn't show up.

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Trial Test Indicates Noncitizens Plan To Avoid 2020 Census

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

The Trump administration is adding a citizenship question to forms for the 2020 census. Some immigrants in Central Falls, Rhode Island, say they're afraid to be counted.

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Democrats Push For Internal Documents On 2020 Census Citizenship Question

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

More lawmakers are calling for a subpoena to force the Census Bureau and Commerce Department to release documents about the controversial citizenship question before an upcoming hearing.

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Skipping The 2020 Census Citizenship Question? You'll Still Be Counted

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Anyone who doesn't answer the controversial citizenship question would still be included in the upcoming U.S. headcount — and may get a phone call or follow-up visit, the Census Bureau's head says.

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2 More Lawsuits Join Legal Fight Over 2020 Census Citizenship Question

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The city of San Jose, Calif., plus individuals from Maryland and Arizona are suing to remove the controversial question. Some two dozen other cities and states are suing separately.

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House To Hold Hearing On Controversial Census Citizenship Question

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Officials from the Census Bureau and Commerce Department are set to testify in May about 2020 census which will ask if respondents are citizens, a question which has sparked lawsuits.

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17 States, 7 Cities Sue To Remove Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

The new lawsuit comes more than a week after California filed a similar lawsuit in San Francisco federal court against Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Census Bureau officials.

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