We won! We Will Be Counted in the 2020 Census

We won! We Will Be Counted in the 2020 Census

WASHINGTON, DC--Following the breaking news that the Commerce Department will not add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, Sulma Arias, spokeswoman for the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM): 

“Love, organizing and unity trump hate every single time. The  Trump administration’s dangerous ploy for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census failed. Today’s announcement brings us hope that our families will have a fair shot at being counted and have accurate representation. We have the right to be counted, any attempt to undercount and undermine us is an attack on our communities and democracy.

With so much on the line, including Congressional representation and billions of dollars in resources for the next decade, it’s imperative that we take an active role in our democracy. We will continue educating all of our communities--Latino, Black and immigrant--about the importance of being counted in the 2020 census.”

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FIRM Admin