Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Counting on the immigrants

More than three million people were probably missed in the 2000 Census. Counting everyone is very important, federal money goes to communities based on their numbers. - - Donna Poisl

Liaison works to allay census fears

Angela Mapes Turner, The Journal Gazette

An estimated 3.3 million people slipped through the cracks during the 2000 U.S. census.

It’s part of the job for Fort Wayne’s new Hispanic-immigrant liaison to make sure fewer are missed when the census rolls around next year.

“Most of our immigrants are scared, they are fearful,” said Giusti, executive director of the Center for Nonviolence, who has worked with Galindo on projects over the past decade.
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