Proposal to Skip Census Count of Illegal Immigrants

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The U.S. Census counts "residents" of the nation. That number includes many people who aren't citizens, including those with a work visa or a "green card," and also those who entered the United States illegally. Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI) discusses her proposed constitutional amendment to change the Census count to include only U.S. citizens.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from