HARLINGEN, Texas - Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell says the State Demographer’s Office could be underestimating his city’s population by 25 percent. Boswell gave his views on the need for an accurate Census count during a virtual hearing hosted by the...
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas State Demographer Lloyd B. Potter says he expects there to be a census undercount in South Texas. Speaking at a virtual Senate redistricting committee hearing on Tuesday, Potter said he has concerns about how accurate the...
The decennial census is the basis upon which this country allocates its two most important resources: political power and federal funds.  Therefore, an accurate census count is basic to the ideals of democracy. Every decennial census result in an undercount; typically,...
THE NEW YORK TIMES - The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration to halt the 2020 census count ahead of schedule, effectively shutting down what has been the most contentious and litigated census in memory and setting...
MCALLEN, Texas - Via a Zoom conversation, The Rio Grande Guardian recently caught up Jerome Garza, area manager for U.S. Census Bureau for the Dallas Region, to discuss Census 2020. The self-response period ends at the end of September and...
EDINBURG, Texas - In what may be one the most innovative Census data collection efforts in the Rio Grande Valley, the City of Edinburg launched the Census Mobile Ice Cream Machine.  Currently, the City of Edinburg’s census response rate is...
LAREDO, Texas - President Trump’s memo to the Commerce Department asking it to ignore undocumented immigrants counted in Census 2020 was designed to stoke fear in the community. This is the view of U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar. The Laredo Democrat...
SAN JUAN, Texas - Bishop Daniel E. Flores is urging parishioners to complete their 2020 Census form. Flores held a news conference at the Basilica in San Juan on Wednesday to announce the census outreach the Diocese of Brownsville will...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - After dozens of popular census outreach events over the past month, Cameron County leaders are excited to see that more than 50 percent of local residents have completed their Census 2020 forms. The Census Bureau reported Tuesday...
RIO HONDO, Texas - Cameron County Clerk Sylvia Garza-Perez says the next push to secure a high Census 2020 count is to focus on WIC centers.  Women, Infants and Children centers are federally funded to provide healthy supplemental foods, nutrition...

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