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Hansi Lo Wang

Correspondent, National Desk

Hansi Lo Wang (he/him) 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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President Trump and U.S. Attorney General William Barr leave after delivering remarks on the 2020 census in the White House Rose Garden in 2019 in Washington, D.C. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators hold signs about the 2020 census outside the U.S. Supreme Court in 2019. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Permits Trump Administration To End Census Counting Early

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Protesters holding signs about the 2020 census gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., in 2019. Aurora Samperio/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Allows Trump Administration To End Census Counting On Oct. 15

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U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham departs a news conference about the 2020 census last month in Phoenix. Ross D. Franklin/Pool/AP hide caption

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Trump Officials Ask Supreme Court To Block Order That Extends Census Counting

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U.S. Census Bureau workers stand outside Lincoln Center in New York City in September. A federal judge has ordered the bureau to keep counting for the 2020 census through Oct. 31 for now. Noam Galai/Getty Images hide caption

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After 'Egregious' Violation, Judge Orders Census To Count Through Oct. 31 For Now

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U.S. Census Bureau workers promote the national head count outside of Sylvia's Restaurant in New York City's Harlem neighborhood. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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A sign on the back of a truck promotes 2020 census participation in Reading, Pa. A day after the Census Bureau announced a new "target date" for ending counting efforts, a federal judge in California said she thinks the schedule is "a violation" of her court order. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images hide caption

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A sign promoting participation in the 2020 census is displayed nearby as Selena Rides Horse enters information into a phone for a member of the Crow Indian Tribe at a counting station set up by Western Native Voice in Lodge Grass, Mont., in August. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Appeals Order That Bars Census From Ending Early

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