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Did US Census undercount Latinos? Here’s how California found hard-to-reach residents

“During the count, it was Latino communities that were having really high rates of infections and deaths, which also definitely impacted the way in which people view the priority of a census,” said Rodrigo Dominguez-Villegas, director of research for the Latino Policy & Politics Initiative at UCLA. “When your community is dying, you don’t really care so much about participating in the census.”