Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court blocked federal courts from policing partisan gerrymandering and put the issue of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census on hold.
Posted on · Public debate over a potential citizenship question and immigration enforcement, combined with the census going online, threatens an accurate head count, according to research by the Urban Institute.
Posted on · Facing multiple lawsuits over addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census, the U.S. Census Bureau head tells NPR a long legal fight could raise the head count's cost and risk a bad count.
Posted on · The lawsuit claims the question intentionally discriminates against immigrants
Posted on · The new lawsuit comes more than a week after California filed a similar lawsuit in San Francisco federal court against Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Census Bureau officials
Posted on · A census question on citizenship could undercount populations in states with large numbers of poor and/or Hispanic residents — states like Texas. And an undercount would cut into the state's representation, and its federal services