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Hansi Lo Wang

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Hansi Lo Wang is a national correspondent for NPR based in New York City. He reports on the people, power and money behind the 2020 census.

Wang received the American Statistical Association's Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award for covering the Census Bureau and the Trump administration's push for a citizenship question.

His reporting has also earned awards from the Asian American Journalists Association, National Association of Black Journalists, and Native American Journalists Association.

Since joining NPR in 2010 as a Kroc Fellow, he has reported on race and ethnicity for Code Switch and worked on Weekend Edition as a production assistant.

As a student at Swarthmore College, he worked on a weekly podcast about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Starting July 23, the Census Bureau says door knockers will make in-person visits to households that have not yet filled out a 2020 census form in parts of Connecticut, Indiana, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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After delaying sending out door knockers because of the pandemic, the Census Bureau announced the first six areas of the U.S. where unresponsive households are set to get in-person visits starting July 16. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Census Bureau announced Friday that as early as mid-July, door knockers are set to visit some U.S. households that have been asked but haven't filled out a 2020 census form yet. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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New York City Fire Department paramedic Elizabeth Bonilla (center) wears personal protective equipment after an emergency call in April in the Bronx borough of New York City. Bonilla is suing the city for allegedly retaliating against her and other EMS workers who spoke to the news media about responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Workers board up windows of a store in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City, where some nonessential businesses are allowed to reopen starting Monday after an almost three-month lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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After Lockdown And Unrest, New York City Begins Reopening During Pandemic

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After COVID-19 Hit The U.S., Our New Reality Started

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People walk past posters encouraging participation in the 2020 census in April in Seattle. A group of House Democrats have introduced a bill that would grant the U.S. Census Bureau's request to delay major deadlines for delivering results of the count because of the pandemic. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators against the now-blocked census citizenship question gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2019 in Washington, D.C. A federal judge in New York ruled Thursday to penalize the Trump administration for failing to disclose documents before going to trial over the question. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Census Bureau's New Survey Measures Effects Of The Pandemic On U.S. Households

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People wait in a long line to receive a food bank donation at the Barclays Center on May 15 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Across the country, cities and towns are dealing with the highest unemployment rates since the Great Depression. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images hide caption

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About Half Of U.S. Homes Lost Wages During Pandemic, Census Bureau Finds

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A sign encourages newly sworn-in U.S. citizens to register to vote outside a naturalization ceremony in 2019 in Los Angeles. After failing to get the now-blocked citizenship question on the 2020 census, the Trump administration is continuing to gather government records to produce citizenship data for redistricting. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Delia Vicente peeks out of the doorway of her house in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in April. The Census Bureau says its workers on the island are getting ready to resume leaving paper forms for the 2020 census outside of front doors. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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'Saturday Night Live' Skips A Census Sketch For 1st Time In History

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In their new COVID-19 relief bill, House Democrats have proposed extending major legal deadlines for delivering 2020 census results as requested by the U.S. Census Bureau because of the pandemic. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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