In another study I published in 2014 with two colleagues, [UCI alumnus] James Bachmeier and [UCI Distinguished Professor of sociology] Frank Bean, we found that nearly all immigrants answered questions about their immigration and documentation status. These response rates are on par with or better than typical survey questions on health or income. Moreover, immigrants’ responses to these questions appeared to be fairly accurate.


For the full story, please visit https://theconversation.com/why-the-2020-census-shouldnt-ask-about-your-citizenship-status-91036.

 

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