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.
By Yasmeen Alamiri, Daniel Bush
With the 2020 census count less than a year away, a new report says undercounting certain populations will be likely, despite the best efforts of the U.S. Census Bureau, nonprofits and state and local officials to encourage participation.
By Mike Schneider, 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.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The justices could decide Friday or early next week whether they will hear the government's appeal.
By Marcia Coyle
By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press
One expert said the question would worsen the undercount of Latinos and non-citizens compared with other groups.
By Gretchen Frazee
The median household income rose in 2017 for the third straight year, although disparities among racial groups persisted.
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
The lawsuit, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and others, claims the question intentionally discriminates against immigrants and will increase fear in their communities. It alleges census participation will be depressed, diluting the economic and political power of residents…
By Associated Press
Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities have sued the U.S. government, saying plans to add a citizenship demand to the census questionnaire is unconstitutional.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
The decision to include the question in the 2020 census has stirred worry among opponents that it will intimidate immigrants, leading to an undercount and decreased political representation in Democratic-leaning communities where they tend to live.
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