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Study finds juvenile justice system undercounts Latinos

A new study from UCLA’s Latino Policy and Politics Initiative indicates the juvenile justice system either is not collecting data on Latinx youth or is failing to collect the data consistently. CBS News contributor Maria Elena Salinas joins CBSN to discuss how it is possible that members of the country’s largest ethnic group are being undercounted.

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A new study from UCLA’s Latino Policy and Politics Initiative indicates the juvenile justice system either is not collecting data on Latinx youth or is failing to collect the data consistently. CBS News contributor Maria Elena Salinas joins CBSN to discuss how it is possible that members of the country’s largest ethnic group are being undercounted.

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