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Asian Americans May Lose Out in Trump Administration's Census

March 28, 2018: On Monday night, the Commerce Department formally announced that it will comply with a Trump administration request to include a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census. Advocacy groups also spoke out against the decision, citing intimidation as reason immigrant populations may fail to participate in the census. The Takeaway looks at how Asian-American communities are already at risk of being undercounted due to language barriers, poverty, status, and housing stability. Plus, we scrutinize Donald Trump Jr.'s business trip to India; the deadly inferno that claimed the lives of dozens of schoolchildren in Russia; a series of highly-restrictive abortion laws that may be setting up a Supreme Court battle; and we take listener questions about women's health.

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