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Experts urge students to participate in Census, despite pandemic

The Census is crucial to determining the extent of resources available to the City.

By Grace Giglio, For The Pitt News

April 16, 2020

Although many Pitt students have returned to their hometowns in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, they will still be counted in Pittsburgh’s population records for the 2020 Census.

Editorial: Citizenship question on 2020 census could cut PA funding

Census Bureau workers take an oath at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on March 30, 2010. Millions of foreign-born residents are expected to hide from or avoid the 2020 count because of the political climate created by U.S. President Donald Trump, census staff and civil rights groups say. (Liz O. Baylen/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 29, 2018

It’s no secret that for undocumented immigrants and other noncitizens, life can be rough under President Donald Trump’s administration. As of Monday, it just got significantly tougher. The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a new component of the 2020 census Monday night, requiring that Americ...

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