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Today, the Supreme Court ruled in Department of Commerce v. New York that a citizenship question in the U.S. Census report cannot proceed. LWVNY was one of the several plaintiffs.
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.
Administration’s Action to Bypass the Supreme Court’s Ruling is a Threat to Democracy (Press Release)
Highest Court Decision to Exclude Citizenship Question Must Be Protected WASHINGTON – Ahead of an expected White House announcement Thursday, the…
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.
The President’s proposal to exclude immigrants in the 2021 redistricting cycle is unconstitutional and unconscionable.
LWV of the US and LWV of California, Florida and Texas Join Case Challenging Trump Census Order (Press Release)
LWV of the United States and LWV of California, Florida, Texas filed an amicus brief in New York Immigrant Coalition v. Trump, a case which challenges President Trump’s executive order to block…
Civil Rights Groups, Civic Organizations, and Local Governments Sue to Protect the Census Timeline (Press Release)
LWVUS and partners filed a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s decision to rush the Census counting period to a close amid a national public health emergency.
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order in National Urban League v. Ross against the winding down of in-person counting for the 2020 Census.
Judge Rules That Census Must Not be Rushed in Victory for Civil Rights Groups, Civic Organizations, and Local Governments (Press Release)
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ordered the Trump administration to halt its rush to end the 2020 Census, extending deadline for counting to October 31.
The US Supreme Court granted an emergency request from the Trump administration, allowing it to rush the 2020 Census count to an early close. LWV CEO Virginia Kase issued this statement in response…