Census Stirs Fears Regardless of Court Ruling: BGA/Crain’s Chicago Business

June 28, 2019

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Better Government Association/Crain’s Chicago Business

Even as the Supreme Court throws a census citizenship question into doubt, experts and families with undocumented members say immigrants already are less likely to participate in the 2020 headcount — with enormous financial stakes for Chicago and Illinois.

“The folks least likely to participate,” said Maria Whelan, president and CEO of Illinois Action for Children, a nonprofit that helps administer funding for service providers, “are the ones who are most in need.”

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