EDINBURG, TEXAS - ARISE Adelante, a nonprofit that helps immigrant families in Hidalgo County, has embarked on a major undertaking - getting residents that live in hard-to-count areas counted.  The deadline for Census 2020 in September 30 and currently the...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
WESLACO, Texas - A redistricting expert says the U.S. Census Bureau’s new numbers for Texas are “stunning.” Nina Perales, vice president of litigation for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, was referring to the loss of population in...
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...
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...
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...

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