LATEST CENSUS UPDATES FROM ADVANCING JUSTICE
April 5, 2019, press release from Advancing Justice | AAJC on a big win regarding our lawsuit with MALDEF as Maryland federal judge blocks citizenship question on the census.
January 2. 2019, press release from Advancing Justice | AAJC on our lawsuit that alleges that the Trump administration officials and others intentionally conspired to deprive racial minorities of their constitutional rights.
April 18, 2018, opinion piece by Advancing Justice | AAJC and NALEO Educational Fund on how an accurate census should legally count every person living in the United States.
March 28, 2018, Advancing Justice | AAJC talks about the potential harm of a citizenship question on the census with NPR.
LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE CENSUS
April 29, 2019, New York Times, Supreme Court discusses using examples of foreign law for census citizenship question case.
April 25, 2019, The Hill, John Gore, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, did not appear for his scheduled deposition with investigators on the House Oversight and Reform Committee.
April 24, 2019, New York Times, Implications of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
April 23, 2019, CNBC, The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Tuesday appeared inclined to hand President Donald Trump a victory on his administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a move opponents call a Republican effort to deter immigrants from taking part.
April 8, 2019, NPR, A third federal judge has found the decision to include it on forms for the national head count to be unlawful.
April 2, 2019, American Libraries, On April 1, the American Library Association (ALA) joined an amicus brief to the US Supreme Court opposing the last-minute addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
March 6, 2019, NPR, U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg of California found that the administration's decision to add the question violated administrative law.
February 15, 2019, NBC News, Asian-American community advocates are worried that the Census' proposed citizenship question could grow more politicized after the Supreme Court announced today that it will take up the battle over a citizenship question for the 2020 census.
January 22, 2019, NPR, The Trump administration is planning to ask the Supreme Court to review a lower court's ruling that blocks the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to a Justice Department filing released Tuesday.
January 15, 2019, NPR, A federal judge in New York has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
November 19, 2018, NPR, The Justice Department has discussed the possibility that federal law protecting the confidentiality of responses to the U.S. census may eventually be reconsidered, an internal Trump administration email shows.
December 6, 2018, NPR, Next year, the U.S. Census Bureau is planning to launch its first-ever field test of a 2020 census form that includes the controversial citizenship question added by the Trump administration. The bureau wants to know how that question may affect responses to the upcoming national head count, the agency announced Thursday.