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stated on June 15, 2023 in a speech
"Twenty-six out of every 100 students” in K-12 speak Spanish.
stated on September 21, 2021 in a blog post
“The CDC and county health officials have obtained 2020 Census records to enhance their vaccination enforcement protocols.”
stated on May 9, 2021 in social media posts
“U.S. Census Bureau confirms huge conflict in total number of voters in 2020 election.”
stated on October 13, 2020 in a tweet
Says Illinois has made a "nation-leading" investment in funding for Census outreach.
stated on September 15, 2020 in a speech at a Florida event
“24 of every 100 kids in school today speak Spanish.”
stated on July 23, 2020 in a Facebook post
“California has six extra” congressional representatives “because illegals are counted” in the census.
stated on July 23, 2020 in an MSNBC interview
“Right now, we are about 4% behind the (census) response rate where we were in 2010. But for Black and Latino and Native American communities, they’re behind by 10%.”
stated on March 21, 2020 in a Facebook post
"If you are in Las Vegas and you get a knock on your door from NV Power, 2020 Census or CVD-19 testers, do not open your door. They are robbing people at gunpoint."
stated on March 22, 2020 in a Facebook post
“Go to 2020census.gov and fill out this census form so you can get your stimulus check.”
stated on February 21, 2020 in an image
"There is a group going to homes and pretending to be officials from home affairs. They have documents with the letterhead Department of Home Affairs and claim to be confirming that everyone has a valid ID for the upcoming census. They are robbing homes."
stated on July 12, 2019 in a "Fox & Friends" appearance
"Somebody in the Obama regime decided to get rid of" the citizenship question in the census.
stated on June 13, 2019 in an interview on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
"The Census is predicting a 6% undercount that will be targeted against nonwhites in this country — so Hispanics, African Americans, communities of color" if a citizenship question is asked.
stated on April 23, 2019 in a news conference
"The enumeration clause speaks to the count of every individual, and not just Americans, not just citizens."
stated on April 22, 2019 in a news conference
Says 74% of people in Texas are "crammed into 4% of the land."
stated on March 14, 2019 in a congressional hearing
"The previous administration under President Barack Obama really was the first time that we didn’t ask a citizenship-type question … for the first time in a century, a citizenship question was not included in 2010."
stated on March 28, 2018 in a Texas Capitol press conference
"Just in the Austin MSA alone, 150 people move here every day."
stated on March 28, 2018 in a radio interview
The census "for years and years and years, decades, has asked, ‘Are you a citizen of the United States of America?’"
stated on September 18, 2017 in a tweet
"Less than half of Texans ages 18-24 are registered to vote."
stated on May 24, 2017 in as quoted in a Central Health press release
Says Arabic "is the third most-common language in Austin."
stated on September 15, 2016 in a debate.
In Richmond, Va., there’s "more moving vans coming in than going out."
Joe Biden exagera el número de estudiantes que hablan español
By Maria Briceño • June 21, 2023
What is redistricting? And why should voters care?
By Louis Jacobson • October 27, 2021
Could an undercounted 2020 Census afflict a range of federal statistics?
By Louis Jacobson • August 26, 2020