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Hansi Lo Wang

Correspondent, National Desk

Hansi Lo Wang is a national correspondent for NPR based in New York City. He covers the 2020 census, the changing demographics of the U.S., and breaking news in the Northeast for NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, hourly newscasts, and NPR.org.

In 2016, his reporting after the church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, won a Salute to Excellence National Media Award from the National Association of Black Journalists. He was also part of NPR's award-winning coverage of Pope Francis' tour of the U.S. His profile of a white member of a Boston Chinatown gang won a National Journalism Award from the Asian American Journalists Association in 2014.

Since joining NPR in 2010 as a Kroc Fellow, he's contributed to breaking news coverage of the Orlando nightclub shooting, protests in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, and the trial of George Zimmerman in Florida.

Wang previously reported on race, ethnicity, and culture for NPR's Code Switch team. He has also reported for Seattle public radio station KUOW and worked behind the scenes of NPR's Weekend Edition as a production assistant.

As a student at Swarthmore College, he hosted, produced, and reported for a weekly podcast on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Former acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights John Gore speaks at the Justice Department in 2018 in Washington, D.C. Gore and other Trump administration officials are accused of providing false or misleading statements about the origins of a citizenship question they tried to get on the 2020 census. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Backs Off Adding Citizenship Question To Census

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President Trump, flanked by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross (left) and Attorney General William Barr, delivers remarks on citizenship and the census in the Rose Garden at the White House on Thursday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Backs Off Census Citizenship Question Fight

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U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman, who hears cases at the federal courthouse in New York City, on Tuesday denied the Trump administration's request to swap out its entire legal team for the New York-based lawsuits over a potential citizenship question on the 2020 census. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks at an event in February in North Las Vegas, Nev., while campaigning for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Says Trump Administration Can't Change Legal Team In Census Case

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Federal Judge Denies Request To Change Legal Team For Potential Citizenship Question

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New Justice Department Legal Team Trying To Get Citizenship Question On 2020 Census

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A federal judge has denied the Justice Department's request to change the lineup of lawyers involved in the lawsuits over the Trump administration's push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census forms. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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Judge Says Administration Can't Change Lawyers In Census Citizenship Question Case

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Census Legal Battle Continues

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Demonstrators against a proposal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., in April. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration To Continue Pursuing Addition Of Citizenship Question To Census

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