Citizenship Question


2019-06-27T09:08:18+00:00June 27th, 2019|

Supreme Court Decision – CENSUS 5-4 decision on June 27, 2019 – In Department of Commerce v New York, the court sent back to a lower court a case on whether the census should contain a citizenship question, leaving in doubt whether the question will be on the 2020 census.

Citizenship Question Blocked on Census

2019-01-15T08:23:22+00:00January 15th, 2019|

Court Blocks Trump Administration From Asking About Citizenship in Census Image Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr., center, ordered the Census Bureau to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times By Michael Wines New York Times WASHINGTON — A federal judge in New York blocked the Commerce Department on Tuesday from adding a question on American citizenship to the 2020 census, handing a legal victory to critics who accused the Trump administration of trying to turn the census into a tool to advance Republican political [...]

Census and Citizenship Question

2018-03-27T07:43:57+00:00March 27th, 2018|

California sues over Census citizenship question By Tal Kopan , CNN/Mar 27, 2018 2020 Census will ask about citizenship status 01:29 (CNN) — Progressives, states and civil rights advocates are preparing a flurry of legal challenges to the Trump administration's decision to add a question about citizenship to the next census, saying the move will penalize immigrants and threaten civil rights. The late Monday move from the Commerce Department, which it said came in response a request by the Justice Department, would restore a question about citizenship that has not [...]

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