Monday, October 14, 2019

President Trump announces end of efforts to include citizenship question to the 2020 census

President Trump announced yesterday that he is backing down from his effort to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census and will instead take executive action┬áthat instructs the Commerce Department to obtain an estimate of U.S. citizenship through other means. “I am hereby ordering every department and agency in the federal government to provide […]

California sues the Trump Administration over citizenship question on Census

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 citizenship question is the latest attempt by President Trump to stoke the fires of anti-immigrant hostility,” […]