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With citizenship question off the census, California groups push for participation

The interns tasked with trying to allay fears about the 2020 Census crisscrossed MacArthur Park in pairs. Crossing Alvarado Street, they struck up conversations with vendors selling watermelons and headphones. ...

New emails reveal a central political motivation for changing the census

When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross instructed the Census Bureau earlier this year to include a question on the decennial census about the citizenship of residents, he offered a specific rationale. Having data on citizen ...

Census citizenship-question case goes to Supreme Court

In papers filed with the court, Solicitor General Noel Francisco told the justices that a panel of judges on the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals was wrong to uphold a district court ruling that allows the deposition to p ...

U.S. Census Citizenship Question Panned by Scientists, Civil Rights Groups

The comment period gave any member of the public a chance to comment on aspects of the census which is a mandatory, once-a-decade count of the U.S. population that next occurs in April 2020. ...

Federal Judge Says Trump Administration May Have Added Citizenship Question to Census out of Racial Animus

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced in March that a citizenship question would be included on the upcoming census. ...

Why Was a Citizenship Question Put on the Census? ‘Bad Faith,’ a Judge Suggests

Now a federal lawsuit seeking to block the question has cast doubt on the department’s explanation and the veracity of the man who offered it, Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. And it has given the plaintiffs in the ...

Judge allows lawsuit against citizenship question on Census to go forward, NY AG says

Southern District of New York Judge Jesse Furman also granted Underwood's request for discovery, the statement said. ...

ACLU Sues Over Plans for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

The Manhattan federal court lawsuit on behalf of immigrants' rights groups blames racial animus for the recent announcement that the census will include a citizenship question for the first time since 1950. ...

Trump Is Fundraising Off a Question That Would Scare Immigrants Away From the Census

The Justice Department is pushing for the 2020 census to include a citizenship question for the first time since 1950, a move civil rights groups say would “sabotage” the census and make immigrants afraid to respond. The ...

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