The decennial Census starts this month in rural Alaska, and its final tally will eventually determine how billions in federal aid is distributed. But conducting an accurate head count — particularly among immigrants — will be more challenging than ever. Kojo looks at the Census, and how the influx in Latino immigrants impacts the numbers and society.

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  • Arnold Jackson Associate Director for the Decennial Census, US Department of Commerce
  • Audrey Singer Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
  • N.C. Aizenman Reporter, The Washington Post

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