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AP
July 11, 2019 - 2:50 pm
President Donald Trump is abandoning his effort to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Instead, Trump says he's ordering every federal department and agency to provide the Commerce Department with all records it requests pertaining to the number of citizens and noncitizens in the...
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July 09, 2019 - 3:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge says the Justice Department can't change lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Judge Jesse Furman ruled Tuesday, saying lawyers must cite satisfactory reasons for withdrawing. Furman said the urgency to resolve...
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AP
July 05, 2019 - 9:58 am
President Trump confirmed to reporters Friday that he's considering issuing an executive order to add the citizenship question to the census, as he vows to continue to fight against the "system," as he put it. He also said reporters would find out in about two weeks why Vice President Mike Pence...
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Associated Press
June 27, 2019 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday put a hold on the Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, leaving it unclear whether the question will ultimately appear on the form that's supposed to start printing next week. The Census Bureau's own experts...
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AP
June 27, 2019 - 7:18 am
The Supreme Court says federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain. The decision could embolden political line-drawing for partisan gain when state lawmakers undertake the next round of redistricting following the 2020 Census. The justices said by a 5...
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AP
June 23, 2019 - 8:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in political line-drawing for partisan gain and allow a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Both decisions could affect the distribution of political power for...
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Getty
June 04, 2019 - 1:29 pm
The 2020 census is at the center of a contentious legal battle stemming from the Trump administration's controversial decision to include a question on U.S. citizenship to the nationwide survey. Now, a new report says the census could undercount more than 4 million people, particularly in Latino...
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AP
April 23, 2019 - 11:45 am
The Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to uphold the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census , despite evidence that millions of Hispanics and immigrants could go uncounted. There appeared to be a clear divide between the court's liberal and...
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Dreamstime
January 15, 2019 - 8:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from asking about citizenship status on the 2020 census, the first major ruling in cases contending that officials ramrodded the question through for Republican political purposes to intentionally undercount immigrants. In a...
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January 07, 2019 - 12:52 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS News) — A trial will begin Monday in federal court in San Francisco over the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census. Judge Richard Seeborg is scheduled to hear a week of testimony from experts and other witnesses. The judge will...
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