Sunday, July 12, 2009

2010 Census: Participation of Undocumented Immigrants Divides Hispanic Organizations

Rev. Miguel Rivera, chairman of the National Coalition of Latino Clergy and Christian Leaders, is urging undocumented immigrants to boycott the next census as a way to force the federal government to act on immigration reform; National Institute for Latino Policy president Angelo Falcón consider that this is a flawed strategy that will eventually backfire on the community. Both were interviewed by Joe Torres for ABC TV's Tiempo Show, see here and here.

Also on this issue, Hispanics Divided Over Census Boycott (NPR)

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