5 Cities Join Calif. Suit Over Census Citizenship Question

By RJ Vogt (May 4, 2018, 6:38 PM EDT) -- Leaders of five California cities and its largest county stood before the steps of Los Angeles City Hall on Friday morning to announce they have joined the state's lawsuit against the Trump administration over its recent announcement that the 2020 census will reinstate a question on citizenship status.

The cities of Fremont, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Oakland and Stockton as well as the County of Los Angeles were listed on the amended complaint filed the same day in California federal court, challenging U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' memorandum indicating his agency would grant a U.S. Department of Justice request to include...

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