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LA Leaders Working To Avoid Census Undercount Of Asians

In L.A., community leaders are working to prevent an undercount of Asian Angelenos.
In L.A., community leaders are working to prevent an undercount of Asian Angelenos.
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The 2020 Census kicks off in a matter of weeks. Census officials say Asian immigrants are “hard-to-count” because many have limited English and distrust government. 

Leo Moon is learning about the census with friends at a city-led workshop in Koreatown. He didn’t fill out the form in 2010, mostly because he didn’t want the government knowing he’s undocumented. But Moon says he’ll take part next year because the census determines how much funding and representation people get.