NAACP Reaches FOIA Deal In 2020 Census Spat

Law360 (February 5, 2019, 10:06 PM EST) -- The NAACP closed a deal with the U.S. Department of Commerce in Connecticut federal court Monday to secure the release of documents related to the preparations for the 2020 census, which is under fire over a proposed question about citizenship status.

U.S. District Judge Warren Eginton signed off on the agreement, which ends the primary issues in the Freedom of Information Act suit that the NAACP brought against the Commerce Department in June 2017.

Under the deal, the NAACP will gain access to data about the U.S. Census Bureau's advertising plan for increasing participation by people of color, who are typically...

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