Tag: Citizenship question

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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Justices lean toward including citizenship question in next census

Justices lean toward including citizenship question in next census

| Carol Zimmermann | April 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

During April 23 oral arguments before the Supreme Court, the majority of justices seemed in favor of an added question about U.S. citizenship on the 2020 census questionnaire.

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Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on 2020 citizenship census question

Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on 2020 citizenship census question

| Carol Zimmermann | February 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments in April about the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census and its decision will come just in the nick of time, since the Census Bureau needs to begin printing forms for the every-10 years-questionnaire this summer.

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