Native Groups Work Overtime To Avoid Census Undercount

Law360 (November 27, 2019, 6:37 PM EST) -- Tribes, voting activists, urban American Indian organizations and attorneys are collaborating closely with the federal government as the 2020 census looms and taking the wheel on outreach efforts to make sure Native Americans don't lose out on federal funding or the political benefits of an accurate count.

The U.S. Census Bureau has put a high priority on outreach to American Indians and Alaska Natives for Census Day on April 1, particularly those living on rural reservations, where the agency has reported it undercounted the Native American population by nearly 5% in 2010.

Tribes and Native American groups are working with the...

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