Seattle groups urge census turnout despite citizenship question uncertainty

Seattle groups still hope people will participate in the 2020 census, despite the federal government's latest twists and turns in whether it will ask about citizenship.
Jul 4, 2019

Census citizenship question blocked in federal court

Washington state had joined the lawsuit seeking to bar the citizenship question.
Jan 16, 2019

Seattle preps for census, says citizenship question could intimidate immigrants

The Department of Commerce, which runs the Census, announced plans to include a new question asking respondents about their citizenship status. Critics, including Seattle and King County officials, say that could suppress participation in communities of color.
Aug 9, 2018

Census question on citizenship challenged in court

Washington state officials and others double-down on opposition to citizenship question that they say would alienate immigrant communities.
Mar 27, 2018
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The troubling term that’s undermining Latino identity

If you're a well-educated, successful young Latino with lots of friends of other races, you've probably been called this. No, it's not a compliment.
Mar 9, 2016