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Privacy Protection of the US Census records… impact of Privacy Act of 1974

The Census Bureau writes: It is against the law for any Census Bureau employee to disclose or publish any census or survey information that identifies an individual or business. This is true even ...
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Does The US Census Count Mobile Homes In The Population?

I've noticed in a few cities I've lived in Minnesota have a city municipal which operates as a monopoly with the only liquor license in the immediate area. Apparently, a law exists where a population ...
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Is is possible to be prosecuted for lying about race on the US Census?

Lying on a US Census is a federal crime. But according the US Census online docs about race: An individual’s response to the race question is based upon self-identification. The Census Bureau does ...
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Does the new citizenship question for the 2020 census violate 13-USC-9?

The US Commerce Department (which is over the US Census Bureau) announced plans to ask people whether they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 Census. Commerce stated that they made this decision after ...