Her name is Dolores Huerta. One of the many names and women forgotten in history. Born on April 10, 1930, Huerta is the co-founder of the United Farm Workers Association and one of the most influential labor activists of the 20th century.Read more ...
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Civil Rights Organizations Contest Finding of Non-Discrimination in Maryland Census Ruling
Washington, D.C. – Civil rights groups filed a notice of cross-appeal today in their lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. The filing follows an appeal by the Trump administration of the ruling against the citizenship question.Read more ...
GALEO Publishes List of Bills Followed During the 2019 Legislative SessionsRead more ...
There’s something important on the horizon and no, I’m not talking about the 2020 Presidential Election; I’m talking about the 2020 Census. But what exactly is the census and why is everyone talking about this one specifically?Read more ...
MARYLAND FEDERAL COURT BLOCKS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S ADDITION OF A CENSUS CITIZENSHIP QUESTION
Washington, D.C. – A federal court in Maryland today ruled the Trump administration cannot add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census because it violates the Enumeration Clause of the U.S. Constitution and the Administrative Procedure Act.Read more ...
GALEO and the Latino Community Fund Announce the Launch of the Georgia Latino Complete Count Committee in Preparation for the 2020 Census
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NALEO Educational Fund Comments on U.S. Census Bureau Request for
Citizenship Data from the Department of Homeland Security
Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund today released a statement from CEO Arturo Vargas regarding reports of the U.S. Census Bureau’s request for citizenship data from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services:
“The Census Bureau’s 2020 Census operational plan envisions using administrative records from other federal agencies to obtain information about households under certain circumstances, before deploying enumerators to acquire the information. This includes situations where households return incomplete census forms, or do not respond at all. The use of administrative records to obtain information in these situations – or ‘administrative enumeration’ – is a cost-saving measure the Bureau plans to use more extensively than in previous Censuses.Read more ...