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Biden’s Moves on Anti-Asian Violence Applauded

Biden’s Moves on Anti-Asian Violence Applauded

(Washington, D.C.) — President Joseph R. Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on Tuesday afternoon, actions to respond to anti-Asian violence with the Department of Justice launching a 30-day expedited review into how the agency can bolster its efforts...

Blog: Census 2020 – Differential Privacy and What You Need to Know

Blog: Census 2020 – Differential Privacy and What You Need to Know

It is something many have received in the mail, seen on tv, or even heard during a phone call: “Fill out your 2020 Census today!”  The census counts the entire U.S. population once every decade. From the first census count with no privacy protections in...