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Wisconsin Hispanic leaders disagree with boycott of upcoming census

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A national Hispanic clergy group wants immigrants to boycott next year's U.S. census.

They say it will pressure Congress into passing major immigration reform or else it will force cities and states to go without the federal aid they'd get if the immigrants were counted in the census.

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In Wisconsin, 3.6 percent of the state's population is foreign-born.

Christine Neumann-Ortiz of a Milwaukee immigrant rights group would rather see those people counted.

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