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Don't use census as a tool to scare immigrants

Q: What steps will you take to ensure that the upcoming census is fully funded, accurate, and avoids under-counting?

Madeleine Dean: The first step required is to fully fund the Census Bureau. We must make sure the administrators of that agency have the tools they need to accurately report the number of people living in America. Anything other than full funding cannot guarantee an accurate count--to the detriment of everyone. Second, I will work to make sure President Trump's attempt to not count certain residents in the census does not go forward. The census was made to ensure an accurate count of people living in all parts of the United States--not as a tool to find or scare immigrants to our country. Not only is this change a moral failing, it is also a technical one: it will not accurately report how many residents live in different cities and regions across the country, which in turn can negatively impact funding formulas for important programs.

Source: League of Women Voters Q&A on 2018 Congress PA-5 election , Sep 9, 2018

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