U.S. Census Bureau: May is Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

PROFILE AMERICA FACTS FOR FEATURES: CB18-FF.04 In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, completed May 10, 1869. In 1992, Congress expanded the

2017 Economic Census Response: May 1 – June 12, 2018

Release Number: CB18-TPS.16 The U.S. Census Bureau will mail out instructions for filling out the Economic Census to businesses nationwide in early May. U.S. businesses – including those in U.S. territories – will receive information by mail with instructions to set up an account to complete their Economic Census online. Data will be collected for approximately 3.7 million business locations. The deadline for response is June 12. Download our new