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...
WESLACO, Texas - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has been asked by Rio Grande Valley leaders to help get the self-response deadline for Census 2020 pushed back from Sept. 30 to either Oct. 31, or even the end of the...
RIO HONDO, Texas - If, as a recent news report stated, Texas is finally going to promote the 2020 Census, some of the money needs to come to the Rio Grande Valley. This is the view of Cameron County Judge...
I have signed up for a webinar hosted by the Rio Grande Valley Partnership on Sept. 2 which will feature U.S. Senator Ted Cruz. I hope to have the opportunity to comment, but if not, let me share the following...
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...
LA FERIA, Texas - In five Census 2020 outreach events over the past week, Cameron County leaders have persuaded drivers and passengers in 748 vehicles to participate in the count. What may have drawn local residents to the events was...

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