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Undocumented Immigrants Need Not Avoid Census

CHICAGO (CBS) ?Next month, the U.S. Census survey will arrive in your mailbox.

The whole point of it is to count every man, woman and child. But thousands of people in Chicago don't want to be counted. And it's hurting the very neighborhoods they live in.

CBS 2's Mai Martinez went to one neighborhood where more than half the people prefer to stay hidden.

Logan Square Neighborhood Association Hits the Streets for Census Kick-Off 125 Logan Square Parents Cheer, “Yes We Can; Yes We Count!”
“I didn’t know that the Census was used to send money to the community,” said Moraima Dones. “But after I learned that, I started encouraging people to fill out the form so we can take advantage of those resources.”