High Court To Hear Feds' Bid To Cut Immigrants From Census

Law360 (October 16, 2020, 11:07 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to review the Trump administration's plan to exclude unauthorized immigrants from the census count for political redistricting, after a three-judge panel blocked the effort and found that the case was "not particularly close."

The high court is scheduled to hear arguments on the case on Nov. 30, according to a one-page order list released Friday.

"Further consideration of the question of jurisdiction is postponed to the hearing of the case on the merits," the justices said.

Representatives for the government did not immediately respond to requests for comment Friday.

"President Trump has repeatedly tried —...

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