BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., is looking for help from U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz as he tries to get a full and accurate census count. Currently, only 48.4 percent of households in Cameron...
HARLINGEN, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley has been featured in a Washington Post story about a potential undercount of Latino and Black communities. The U.S. Census Bureau will wrap-up its Census 2020 count on September 30, 2020. At the moment,...
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...
EDINBURG, Texas - The cities of Edinburg, Alton, Palmview and Los Fresnos were among the big winners under Census 2020. All four cities saw their population grow by more than 30 percent over the last decade.  Edinburg’s population grew by 23,143,...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Trump administration is telling the U.S. Census Bureau not to count undocumented immigrants. Two decades ago things were very different. In a webinar hosted by the Migration Policy Institute, former U.S. Census Bureau director, Kenneth...
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,...
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...
As you may have heard in recent news, the 2020 Census will end its efforts on September 30, 2020.  If our community is not counted before that day, we will lose millions in potential funding to help our community grow...
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...

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