The Invisible Ones: How Latino Children Are Left Out of Our Nation’s Census Count

Research BriefHispanic Children & FamiliesApr 26 2016

The decennial census, conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, collects critical information on the U.S. population. An accurate count of that population helps ensure fair political representation and the equitable distribution of public services. This report, from Child Trends and the NALEO Educational Fund, describes the extent to which young Latino children are missed in the census count, and steps that can be taken to reduce that risk in 2020.

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