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League of Women Voters CEO Virginia Kase issued the following statement ahead of the administration’s planned raids to arrest and deport undocumented immigrants living in the United States.  
Now that the threat of a citizenship question on the Census appears to have ended, the focus must turn toward ensuring the 2020 Census is conducted appropriately and comprehensively.
Highest Court Decision to Exclude Citizenship Question Must Be Protected  WASHINGTON – Ahead of an expected White House announcement Thursday, the League of Women Voters …
The League joins partner organizations on a set of cases before the Supreme Court which could ensure much-needed protections for LGBTQ+ individuals in the workplace.
Late Tuesday the Trump Administration announced the 2020 Census forms will be printed without a citizenship question. The announcement came days after the Supreme Court blocked the question.
Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Rucho v. League of Women Voters of North Carolina that no fair test exists for courts to determine when partisan gerrymandering has gone too far. 
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Department of Commerce v. New York that a citizenship question in the U.S. Census report cannot proceed for 2020. The League of Women Voters of New York State was one of several named organizational plaintiffs in the case.
The administration’s no tolerance policy for asylum seekers has created constant fear and chaos for immigrant families while doing nothing to strengthen our national security.
Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds state legislature's lame-duck laws limiting the powers of the incoming Governor.
The Court provided clarity that state Attorneys General will maintain the exclusive right to bring future redistricting cases.