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The Saga of the 2020 Census Extension: What Happened, and Where Are We Now?

There has been a dizzying amount of information about the 2020 Census in the news lately--new political appointees at the Census Bureau, a presidential memorandum excluding undocumented immigrants from apportionment, changes to key field operations, and contradictory Administration positions on...

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Statement on 2020 Census and NRFU

As the presidents of the Population Association of America (PAA) and the Association of Population Centers (APC), we strongly oppose the Administration’s ill-conceived decision to abandon a proposed extension of the 2020 Census statutory deadlines and to curtail the decennial count’s crucial Non...

PAA APC statement on 2020 Census extension and NRFU 8-20.pdf

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Statement on 2020 Census and NRFU

August 2020 -- As the presidents of the Population Association of America (PAA) and the Association of Population Centers (APC), we strongly oppose the Administration’s ill-conceived decision to abandon a proposed extension of the 2020 Census statutory deadlines and to curtail the decennial...

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Statement Opposing Presidential Memorandum on Representation of Undocumented Immigrants in Census

As the presidents of the Population Association of America and the Association of Population Centers, we strongly oppose President Trump’s recent Presidential Memorandum that would exclude undocumented immigrants from the apportionment count. The memorandum is not only an attempt to discourage...

PAA APC statement on Immigration and Census EO 7-20.pdf

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Statement on Recent Appointments to the U.S. Census Bureau

Population scientists, such as demographers, sociologists, economists, in the public, private, and academic sectors rely on decennial census data to conduct an array of scientific and applied research and research training activities. Despite their diverse research expertise, population...

PAA-APC-statement-on-census-appointments-6-20-1.pdf

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PAA Urges Trump Administration to Act on Revisions to Race and Ethnic Standards

On January 22, 2018, PAA President Wendy Manning and APC President Steve Ruggles sent this letter to White House official, Ms. Neomi Rao, expressing concern about inaction on possible revisions to the Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. #GPAC...

letter-to-OMB-re_-revised-racial-and-ethnic-standards-delay-1-18.pdf

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PAA Urges Commerce Secretary Ross to Oppose Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

Writing to express our concern regarding a request from Department of Justice to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. #GPAC2018 #LettersandComments #Census

letter-to-Ross-re_-citizenship-question-on-census-1-18.pdf

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Letter to Census Bureau on New Disclosure Avoidance System (DAS)

PAA and APC write to reiterate interests in the Census Bureau’s efforts to implement a new Disclosure Avoidance System (DAS) and to urge the agency to release at least one more set of demonstration products before finalizing the DAS. #GPAC2020 #Census #LettersandComments

PAA-APC-letter-to-Census-Bureau-re.-request-for-DP-demo-product-release-5-20.pdf

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Request More Census Bureau Funding for COVID-19 Disruption

Members and affiliates of The Census project request Congress support for $1.681 billion for the Census Bureau, with $1.392 billion for the Periodic Censuses and Programs account and $288.4 million for the Current Surveys account and Programs account. As well as supplemental funding measures...

census-project-fy-2021-funding-letter-5-14-20.pdf

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Statement on Recent Appointments to the U.S. Census Bureau

Population scientists, such as demographers, sociologists, economists, in the public, private, and academic sectors rely on decennial census data to conduct an array of scientific and applied research and research training activities. Despite their diverse research expertise, population...

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