NALEO: U.S. Department of Justice Documents Show Commerce Secretary Ignored Concerns From Scientific Community Over Addition of Citizenship Question to Census 2020

U.S. Department of Justice Documents Show Commerce Secretary Ignored Concerns From Scientific Community Over Addition of Citizenship Question to Census 2020

U.S. Census Bureau Chief Scientist raised alarm over the decision, stating citizenship question addition would be “very costly” and “harm the quality of the census count”

June 11, 2018

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L. Vargas: A Look Back at the GA Primary Elections

A Look Back at the Primary Elections

 

By:  Leopoldo Vargas, GALEO Intern

 

June 4th, 2018

 

The state of Georgia held its statewide primary elections on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018. All eyes were on both the Democratic and Republican gubernatorial primary races as two Democrats and five Republicans faced-off to represent their respective positions in this November’s general election. The race for the Democratic candidacy was coined “the Battle of the Staceys” as both candidates are named “Stacey”: Stacey Abrams and Stacey Evans. The Republican candidate list was slightly more extensive. The candidates vying for the GOP nomination were the following: Casey Cagle, Brian Kemp, Hunter Hill, Clay Tippins, and Michael Williams.
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MALDEF & Advancing Justice Sue Trump Administration, Challenging Addition of Citizenship Question to 2020 Census: GALEO is one of the plaintiffs

MALDEF and Advancing Justice | AAJC Sue Trump Administration, Challenging Addition of Citizenship Question to 2020 Census:  GALEO is one of the plaintiffs

May 31, 2018

(LOS ANGELES) – The Trump administration’s eleventh-hour decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census violates the U.S. Constitution because it is racially discriminatory and could result in a severe undercount of minorities, according to a federal lawsuit filed today by nearly two dozen groups and individuals.

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Press Statement: GALEO Condemns the Trump Administration’s 2020 Census Citizenship Question

Press Statement: GALEO Condemns the Trump Administration’s 2020 Census Citizenship Question

March 27, 2018

NEWS RELEASE

Media contact:
Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director, GALEO
Email:   jerry@galeo.org

GALEO Condemns the Trump Administration’s 2020 Census Citizenship Question
Atlanta, GA –  Following the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO Executive Director, released a statement today:

“Today the U.S Department of Commerce and the Trump administration made the decision to jeopardize the integrity of an accurate of count of the decennial census and of the immigrant community. Despite the input of many expert organizations and many leaders in the community, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross decided to include the citizenship question.

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NALEO Educational Fund Vows to Fight Against Addition of Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

March 26, 2018

CONTACT:
Amanda Bosquez, abosquez@naleo.org
(202) 546-2536, (361) 548-6989 (cell)
Daniel Ramirez, dramirez@naleo.org
(213) 765-9422, (805) 223-0225 (cell)
NALEO Educational Fund Vows to Fight Against Addition of Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

Organization will work alongside partners to overturn decision that threatens a full and accurate count of Latino community and nation
Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund today released a statement from Executive Director Arturo Vargas following the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census:

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