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United States Census Bureau: Bureau of the United States responsible for the census and related statistics
The United States Census Bureau (USCB), officially the Bureau of the Census, is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy. The Census Bureau is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and its director is appointed by the President of the United States.

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Supreme Court allows Trump to end census early [Video]

Supreme Court allows Trump to end census early

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a lower-court ruling that had ordered the country's decennial population count be continued until Oct. 31. The Census Bureau said on Aug. 3 that it would wind..

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U.S. Census Bureau: Tampa has one of the lowest Census response rates in the country [Video]

U.S. Census Bureau: Tampa has one of the lowest Census response rates in the country

The deadline to fill out the census is Monday, October 5th.

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Judge Orders Census To Continue Through October [Video]

Judge Orders Census To Continue Through October

On Friday, a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to continue the Census until October 31. In an early decision, Judge Lucy Koh wrote in no uncertain terms that the Census count had to..

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Census may have to wait until next year or even 2022 if Covid-19 situation does not improve

With the home ministry’s notifications outlining September 30, 2020 as end-date for the first phase of Census as well as National Population Register (NPR) updation exercise to be allowed to lapse,..
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Decision to speed up 2020 census not made by Census Bureau, internal report says

The Department of Commerce's inspector general warned the shortened schedule "increases the risks to the accuracy of the 2020 Census."
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Trump administration pushes to conclude 2020 census count

There are growing concerns over the accuracy and legitimacy of the 2020 census results. A U.S. federal judge recently placed a restraining order on the Trump administration's efforts to conclude the..
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Judge temporarily stops Census Bureau ending count month early

Coalition contends earlier deadline would make Bureau overlook minority communities, leading to an inaccurate count.
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Federal Judge Blocks, For Now, Further Winding Down of the 2020 Census

The Census Bureau had begun ending its count in places where it considered its job done. But a lawsuit claims that stopping now will result in a flawed count.
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An internal Census Bureau document lends weight to worries of a hasty 2020 count.


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Farmers and local communities come together to overcome pandemic-related hurdles

In the latest Small Business Pulse Survey by the Census Bureau, almost 79 percent of businesses across the nation reported experiencing negative effects of the pandemic. Farmers at Mile High Fungi in..
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2020 Census 'emergency' threatens to leave out communities of color and rural Americans

Census workers have less time to track down an unprecedented number of uncounted Americans, raising the prospect of a damaging undercount, experts say
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Why an Accurate Census Is So Important

The Census Bureau’s move to cut its collection period short by one month in the midst of an already challenging pandemic has unnerved pollsters.
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At the Census Bureau, a Technical Memo Raises Alarms Over Politics

A directive orders experts to find ways to tally undocumented residents. Some fear the end result will be a skewed allotment of seats in the House of Representatives.
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After Census Bureau Announces Early End to Its Count, Fears of a Skewed Tally Rise

With 60 million households still uncounted, the bureau said it would wrap up the survey a month early. Critics called it a bald move to politicize the count in favor of Republicans.
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Trump, Census Bureau collecting driver's license data to check citizenship status of Americans

Four states are sharing driver's license data with federal officials who are trying to calculate how many undocumented people live in the U.S.  
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Census Bureau Adds Top-Level Political Posts, Raising Fears for 2020 Count

The census, which is constitutionally mandated to count every person in the country, has traditionally been carried out in a rigidly nonpartisan fashion.
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Hit by Covid-19, Census-NPR may be pushed to next year

As Census houselisting and NPR operations, due to be held during April-September 2020, remain suspended on account of Covid-19, an assessment may need to be taken whether the remaining three..
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The Census Needs to Count Women. The Pandemic Makes That Harder.

After noticing a gender gap in intention to participate, the Census Bureau kicked off a campaign this year to encourage more women to take part.
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After Virus Delays, Census Must Scramble to Avoid Undercount

Slammed by a pandemic, the Census Bureau postponed crucial portions of the count for the third time in a month, further raising the bar for an accurate count.
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Knocked Off Track by Coronavirus, Census Announces Delay in 2020 Count

The Census Bureau said it would extend the deadlines for collecting census data and would ask Congress for a delay in providing final counts used for congressional redistricting.
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U.S. Census will ramp up count June 1, results delayed four months due to coronavirus

The Census Bureau, which stopped some of its work last month because of the new coronavirus, said on Monday that it planned to ramp up again beginning on June 1 but would need more time to complete the..
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The 2020 Census: How Coronavirus Has Affected It

The Census Bureau faced enormous hurdles in transforming the census for the digital age. The coronavirus epidemic upended a huge part of its plans.
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Coronavirus pandemic: NPR updation, Census postponed

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Completion of 2020 U.S. Census extended into August amid coronavirus pandemic

The 2020 U.S. Census, the decennial tally that helps determine political representation and federal aid, will be extended by two weeks, a census official said on Friday, as the coronavirus wreaks havoc..
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U.S. judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to avert 2020 census undercount

A federal judge in Manhattan has dismissed a lawsuit accusing the Trump administration of depriving the U.S. Census Bureau of funding needed to avert an undercount of racial and ethnic minorities in..
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Coronavirus could mean many Americans won't get counted in the 2020 census

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Coronavirus prompts suspension of 2020 U.S. Census field operations for two weeks

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Census officials temporarily suspend some operations because of coronavirus outbreak

Census officials announced Wednesday they are suspending some of their field operations to help ward off the spread of the coronavirus  
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We're 'equipped' to count nation's population amid coronavirus crisis, Census officials say. Lawmakers aren't so sure.

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Pelosi hits Facebook over Trump ad before census

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi chastised Facebook Thursday for allowing the reelection campaign of President Donald Trump to run ads directing people to a survey that she says people will confuse with the..
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Census says switching software for U.S. population count

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Will Census 2020 count be accurate? Congress questions the readiness of the Census Bureau

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Foul weather delays launch of U.S. census head count in rural Alaska

The launch of the U.S. Census Bureau's once-in-a decade head count of Americans was delayed on Tuesday by bad weather in one of the most remote corners of the country - a tiny Alaska Native settlement..
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U.S. Census Bureau launches once-a-decade head count in rural Alaska

The U.S. Census Bureau was due to launch its latest once-in-a decade head count of Americans on Tuesday in one of the most remote corners of the country: a tiny, rural Alaska Native settlement on the..
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U.S. Population Makes Fewest Gains in Decades, Census Bureau Says

A drop in immigration, fewer births and an aging population contributed to the slowdown in 2019, according to demographers.
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2020 U.S. census plagued by hacking threats, cost overruns

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A new lawsuit in New York accuses the Trump administration of starving the U.S. Census Bureau of necessary funding, likely causing an undercounting in the 2020 census of racial and ethnic minorities..
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