Tag: Census

Judges block Trump’s order to exclude some from census count

Judges block Trump’s order to exclude some from census count

| Carol Zimmermann | September 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

A panel of federal judges said President Donald Trump acted unlawfully with his order this summer to exclude immigrants without legal documentation from being counted in the 2020 census for the redrawing of congressional districts.

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Texas Catholics encourage census participation amid pandemic

Texas Catholics encourage census participation amid pandemic

| Jo Ann Zuniga | August 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

When the main worries are paying rent, keeping healthy and providing food for the family, participating in the 2020 census may not be a high priority for some Texas Catholics, but church officials say they are working hard to encourage their participation.

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Bishops, immigrant advocates oppose Trump’s census memo

Bishops, immigrant advocates oppose Trump’s census memo

| Carol Zimmermann | July 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Democratic leaders and immigrant advocates are criticizing President Donald Trump’s July 21 memorandum to prevent immigrants without legal documentation from being counted in the 2020 census for the redrawing of congressional districts.

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2020 census is counting on religious leaders to promote participation

2020 census is counting on religious leaders to promote participation

| Carol Zimmermann | February 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Realizing that many people are hesitant to fill out the upcoming census, the U.S. Census Bureau is calling on religious leaders to help promote it.

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Census to go forward without citizenship question

Census to go forward without citizenship question

| Carol Zimmermann | July 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a July 11 announcement from the Rose Garden, President Donald Trump said he was ending his efforts to add a citizenship question to the census and would instead direct federal agencies by executive order to provide data about the country’s citizens and noncitizens to the U.S. Commerce Department.

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