There's a Big Problem with How the Census Measures Race
The Washington Post, 2.6.18
Washington Post, 2.6.18
Opinion-editorial by Richard Alba, distinguished professor of sociology. Will the 2020 Census be accurate? A number of observers have been worrying about that question for several reasons. For instance, the Justice Department has been trying to insert a citizenship question on the census form; such a question could discourage many immigrants from completing the form. As a result, cities and regions with large numbers of immigrants could see their populations seriously undercounted, with troubling results for political representation, services and funding.