Trump won’t get a citizenship question on the census, but Latino kids may still be undercounted

A child walks along the bank of the Rio Grande in Laredo, Texas.
Erick Arriaga, 5, walks along the bank of the Rio Grande in Laredo, Texas.
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Kurtis Lee is a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, who frequently reports on the nation’s debate over guns, marijuana legalization and how Trump administration policies are affecting states. He’s filed reports from the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., chronicled Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency and explored issues surrounding voter ID laws. Prior to joining The Times in August 2014, Lee worked at the Denver Post where he covered state and national politics. He’s also reported from the scenes of destructive wildfires and mass shootings and was a member of the Post staff that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage of the Aurora theater shooting. He’s a graduate of Temple University.
Sandhya Kambhampati is a data reporter on the Los Angeles Times Data Desk, where she covers the demographics and diversity of California and the nation. She previously worked at the Chronicle of Higher Education, Correctiv and ProPublica Illinois. Send her tips at sandhya@latimes.com or on Signal at (323) 640-6424.