Trump Can't Exclude Unauthorized Immigrants From Census

By Hailey Konnath (September 10, 2020, 11:32 PM EDT) -- A trio of New York federal judges on Thursday shut down President Donald Trump's attempt to not count unauthorized immigrants in the 2020 census, ruling that the policy blatantly violates federal law governing the census and apportionment and that the case need not be litigated any further.

A billboard in Dearborn, Michigan, encourages residents to fill out the census form. The Trump administration has lost an attempt not to count unauthorized immigrants in the 2020 census. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) In July, Trump ordered the U.S. Department of Commerce to gather data about whether census respondents are legally living in the country. The...

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