Don’t Add New Races to U.S. Government Surveys
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Don’t Add New Races to U.S. Government Surveys

27 September 2023


Cato released two new briefing papers this week analyzing an OMB proposal to add new racial categories to U.S. government forms and surveys, particularly a Middle Eastern or North African (MENA) designation. The first paper details the demographics of MENA people in the US, and the second paper documents why creating such a racial category is bad policy.

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