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   Complete Coverage >> Census 2000

May 28, 2001
New Jersey is dyed deeper in Indian colours

Still, the participation of the Indian community in local government remains limited. 'The only time we get active is when we have cultural programmes,' remarks Raju Patel, an insurance agent.

May 24, 2001
Saris and Spices: The Changing Face of New York

The burgeoning Asian Indian population in New York has lead to a dramatic transformation of some districts.

May 16, 2001
Asian Indian population doubles in a decade

According to the 2000 census, there are 1.7 million people in the US who identify themselves as Asian Indians or Indian Americans.

May 4, 2001
Census spurs Indians to join NY poll fray

Reports indicate that Asian Americans represent more than 10% of the New York City population.

March 12, 2001
Census Shows Asian Wave in New Jersey

According to information released by the US Census Bureau last week and further analysis done by the New Jersey Department of Labor, Asians are the fastest growing racial group in the state of New Jersey.

August 3, 2000
Born in the USA -- not!

As far as numbers go, Indians have indeed arrived in NYC. But where do we really want to go, asks Chithra Karunakaran.

April 10, 2000
Stand up and be counted, Indians told

'It is our moral responsibility to participate in the census. In a democracy, numbers count. If you want to be heard, numbers count,' said Piyush C Agarwal, chairman of the Census 2000 Advisory Committee on Asian Population.

March 30, 2000
AIA Appeals to Indian Community to Join Census Drive

Census numbers are used to draw the election districts. If there is an undercount, a particular state will have less number of representatives in the Congress.

March 21, 2000
Census officials upset by INS raid

Census officials have sought to ease the fear of illegal immigrants, who feel that the information of their status could be passed on to the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

March 13, 2000
Census Bureau gives minorities an assurance

Those who designate themselves as white and a minority will be counted as minorities, officials say.

March 6, 2000
The importance of being counted -- correctly

Census officials and community leaders say that one of the toughest challenges they face is to convince the undocumented people that they too need to be counted.

March 4, 2000
White American? Or Asian American?

The dilemma facing census officials and people with multiple identities.

February 16, 2000
Confidentiality: Census to issue television ads to reassure minorities

Census officials are worried that a lot of people, either out of cynicism or negligence, won't fill in the forms.

January 8, 2000
Surfeit Of Temp Jobs At Census Bureaus

In what is described as "the largest peacetime mobilization" in American history, a recruiting campaign has been launched to fill thousands of short-term employment slots for Census 2000.

October 29, 1999
Census Readies Advertising Blitz

The Census Bureau has launched a $ 170 million advertising campaign, far bigger than that of Coca-Cola or IBM, in an attempt to ensure that everyone's counted.

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