Although the Trump administration has faced criticism for overcrowded and unsanitary migrant detention facilities, the president seems to be sticking to his hardline stance on immigration. He rejected a federal court ruling that it’s unconstitutional to hold asylum-seekers indefinitely without…
By Associated Press
A high-ranking Justice Department official is telling a federal judge that the Trump administration has not abandoned efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the…
In our news wrap Tuesday, White House and Justice Department officials confirmed the U.S. Census Bureau will begin printing forms for the 2020 survey, without a citizenship question. Also, members of the European Union have broken a deadlock and chosen…
By Mike Schneider, Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s political news, including the first debates for 2020 Democratic candidates, whether that party has shifted too far to the left to be…
By Yasmeen Alamiri, Daniel Bush
Though the court has stopped the citizenship question from being added to the 2020 Census, it does not mean definitively that the question cannot appear on the forms.
The Supreme Court ended its term with two major rulings that could have long-running implications for fundamental U.S. political processes. It blocked a census citizenship question, at least for now, and declared federal courts have no role in policing partisan…
By David McFadden, Associated Press
The lawsuit that alleges a 2020 census question pushed by Trump officials, including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, violates minorities' rights.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The Justice Department says President Donald Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in a fight over a 2020 census question that would ask about citizenship.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Conservative Supreme Court justices were mostly silent Tuesday as a Trump administration lawyer defended the government's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, an indication the court's majority may be inclined to side with the administration.
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