LATEST CENSUS UPDATES FROM ADVANCING JUSTICE
July 11, 2019, press release from Asian Americans Advancing Justice on President Donald Trump announcing he has ended his political wrangling in court and will not seek further legal action to include the citizenship question on the 2020 Census form.
July 11, 2019, press release from Advancing Justice | AAJC on Trump Administration decision to stand down on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
July 5, 2019, press release from Advancing Justice | AAJC on how the U.S. Department of Commerce refused to enter a joint stipulation with the plaintiffs of Lupe v. Ross et al.
July 3, 2019, press release from Advancing Justice | AAJC stating that the government has until 2:00 p.m. ET Friday to respond to addition of 2020 Census citizenship question.
July 2, 2019, press release from Advancing Justice | AAJC on further confirmation needed after government indicates it will move forward with the 2020 Census without citizenship question.
LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE CENSUS
Aug 6, 2019, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Californian Government has set aside more money in order to get an accurate count of the underrepresented demographics living in the state.
July 23, 2019, Time Magazine, Controversy over immigrant’s inclusion on the United States Census is nothing new and the fight for accurate representation goes back 100 years.
July 17, 2019, CNN, The House of Representatives is expected to vote on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt over a dispute related to the Trump administration's efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
July 16, 2019, NPR, A United States District Judge of New York filed a request for documents which may show the initial reasoning for the citizenship question on the 2020 Census was to marginalize minority communities.
July 12, 2019, ABC News, While the Citizenship question has been dropped from the 2020 Census, various immigrant advocates fear that debate over this subject may repel immigrants from responding to the Census.
July 11, 2019, CNN, President Donald Trump retreated from his quest to add a question about US citizenship to the 2020 census on Thursday, instead asking government agencies to provide records that could determine a head-count of citizens without polling census-takers directly.
July 9, 2019, CNN, The Trump Administration is still looking for legal justification to include the Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census despite being rebuked by the Supreme Court.
July 7, 2019, NPR, The Justice Department announced a major shakeup Sunday in its team of lawyers involved in the ongoing legal battle over the citizenship question the Trump administration wants to add to the 2020 census forms.
July 2, 2019, CNBC, Following the Supreme Court ruling which blocked the inclusion of the Citizenship question on the Census, the Trump Administration finally agreed to proceed without it.
June 29, 2019, NPR, With days before the printing of paper census forms is scheduled to begin, NPR answers the key questions looming over the count.
June 27, 2019, NPR, In a defeat for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court leaves the citizenship question blocked for now from the 2020 census, in part because of the government's explanation for why it added it in the first place.
June 25, 2019, Huffpost, The ruling from the U.S. Court Appeals for the 4th Circuit could prevent officials from adding a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
The 2020 Census Matters For Asian Pacific Islander Communities.
May 15, 2019, International Examiner, The author talks about why the upcoming Census is so important to Asian American and Pacific Islanders. There’s a link at the bottom of the article to AAJC’s census page.
Census 2020: The Push Is On to Count Every Head In California. The Stakes Are Huge.
May 14, 2019, Pasadena Star-News, California immigrant rights groups continue to prioritize an accurate count of their robust and diverse immigrant communities throughout the state.
Census Immigration Question Could Worsen Illinois Population Decline
May 6, 2019, Rock River Times/Illinois News Network, focuses exclusively on how the citizenship question with directly impact Illinois immigrant community counts on the 2020 Census.
Fearing An Undercount, States Prepare For 2020 Census Push
May 1, 2019, Associated Press, Immigrant rights organizations from around the country are putting forward comprehensive plans and strategies to prevent undercounts in the 2020 Census.