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Both Congress and the President have indicated that access to broadband for all Americans is critically important. Broadband is seen as a critical economic engine, a vehicle for enhanced learning and medicine, and a central component of 21st century news and entertainment.
As part of its Accuracy and Coverage Evaluation (ACE), the U.S. Census Bureau interviewed people across the country to develop an estimate of the number of persons missed, counted more than once, or otherwise improperly counted in the 2000 census.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on how census operations and data accuracy could be affected if the Bureau of the Census were to include a coverage improvement program known as Post Census Local Review (PCLR) in the 2000 census.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the federal immigration statistics function, focusing on: (1) identifying the federal guidance available to the agencies responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information on the foreign-born; and (2) information that compares the agencies...