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DOJ Asks SCOTUS to Review Census Citizenship Case

HeadlineJan 23, 2019

Meanwhile, the Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to take on the 2020 census citizenship question, after a New York judge barred the move last week. 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.

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