The current administration has looked at every opportunity to target the immigrant community. We’ve seen protections, such as DACA, rescinded which has caused panic and fear amongst DREAMers and all immigrants in the U.S.
Earlier this year, the U.S. Census Bureau announced its desire to include a citizenship question in the next decennial Census. This, by the very act of asking the question, will discourage Latinos (and other immigrant communities as well) from being counted. Community service organizations that rely on federal funding to support Latinos will suffer.
There will be two major consequences if Illinois Latinos DO NOT fill out and turn in their census:
- If Latinos in Illinois do not submit the census, they will not... Continue Reading