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Trial set to begin in dispute over census citizenship query

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York federal judge is poised to hear evidence from critics of a Commerce Department decision to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. The trial Monday is proceeding on schedule despite the Justice ...

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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to delay census trial

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Monday to delay a trial over adding a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 Census. The request comes a week before the trial is scheduled to start and a week ...

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Judge declines to grant stay in census citizenship trial

A federal judge on Wednesday declined to put a stop to a trial due to begin next month over including a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, temporarily rejecting the Justice Department’s position that the matter will be settled ...

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US seeks to stop NY trial over census citizenship question

NEW YORK (AP) — The Department of Justice sought late Tuesday to block a New York trial next month over challenges to putting a citizenship question on the 2020 census, contending that it’s got the U.S. Supreme Court on its ...

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Court filing: Steve Bannon urged Census citizenship question

NEW YORK (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he now remembers speaking with former senior White House adviser Steve Bannon in spring 2017 about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census. Government lawyers made the revelation in ...

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Wilbur Ross: The simple but explosive questions about the census he’s fighting not to answer

WASHINGTON – When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced on March 26 that he was adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census – a move which critics say was motivated by ethnic bias that will produce an undercount favoring ...

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Court denies Trump administration’s appeal in Census suit

WASHINGTON – An appeals court Tuesday denied the Trump administration’s efforts to block the deposition of Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in a lawsuit challenging the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. The ruling gives both sides ...

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ACLU sues over plans for citizenship question on 2020 census

NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights lawyers sued the U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday to try to stop plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, calling it an unconstitutional attempt to discriminate against immigrants. The Manhattan federal ...

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States, cities sue US over census citizenship question

NEW YORK (AP) — Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities sued the U.S. government Tuesday, saying the addition of a citizenship question to the census form is unconstitutional. The Trump administration’s decision to ask people about their ...

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California sues Trump administration over decision to add citizenship question to census

The state of California sued the Trump administration Monday night, arguing that the decision to add a question about citizenship in the 2020 census violates the U.S. Constitution. The suit is just the start of what is likely to be ...

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