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U.S. Census Bureau Director Steve Dillingham meets with UTSA students and officials Nov. 22, 2019.
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Colleges and universities rely heavily on federal funding distributed based on the census.  At the same time, college students have proven to be a challenging population to count.

Those two factors have inspired higher education institutions in San Antonio to work together to make sure their students are counted in the 2020 Census.

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Ahead of the 2020 U.S. Census, a new state-wide collaborative aims to engage community partners to reach Texans that have been traditionally undercounted, including the 25% who live in hard-to-count areas.


U.S. Census Bureau Director Steve Dillingham visited UTSA Nov. 22, 2019 during a stop in San Antonio ahead of the 2020 Census.
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The 2020 Census has high stakes for the state of Texas. Billions of dollars in federal funding for education, transportation and health care are on the line, and Texas is home to a lot of people that the U.S. Census Bureau has historically had a hard time counting.

From Texas Standard:

Next year, U.S. residents will be asked to fill out the 2020 Census. A misleading political document being mailed out now could confuse some recipients.

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The San Antonio metropolitan area has the highest poverty rate in the country out of the 25 largest metro areas, according to 2018 survey estimates released Thursday from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Chelsea Beck | NPR

President Trump announced Thursday he would sign an executive order to obtain data about the U.S. citizenship and non-citizenship status of everyone living in the United States.

Updated at 10:45 p.m. ET

The Trump administration has decided to print the 2020 census forms without a citizenship question, and the printer has been told to start the printing process, Justice Department spokesperson Kelly Laco confirms to NPR.

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The Supreme Court blocked the Trump Administration’s attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.  Justices remanded the case, Commerce Department v. New York, back to a lower court.

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Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau releases forms to survey the number of people living in American households. 


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