Federal Judge Blocks Trump Admin Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

HeadlineJan 16, 2019

A federal judge in New York City barred the Trump administration Tuesday from placing a citizenship question on the 2020 census, setting up a likely battle over the issue at the Supreme Court. Voting rights activists say the citizenship question is aimed at deterring immigrants from participating in the census, leading to a vast undercount in states with large immigrant communities, impacting everything from the redrawing of congressional maps to the allocation of federal funding. We’ll have more on the 2020 census later in the broadcast.

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