Why the 2020 Census is important for New Jersey Latinos

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The 2020 census starts in April, and in New Jersey, there is a year-long campaign to raise awareness of the importance of an accurate and complete count.

The campaign's organizers acknowledge Latinos may be less likely to answer a census takers' knock on the door due to fear surrounding the president's strict immigration policies even though the census count determines federal funding for a wide variety of projects and services.

Joining us this morning is reverend Raul Ruiz and Wendy Martinez from the New Jersey Coalition of Latino pastors and ministers.

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