2020 Census

Trump's Order Excluding Migrants from Census to Face Legal Challenges

President Donald Trump issued a memorandum on Tuesday that would block undocumented migrants from being counted in the census for purposes of redrawing Congressional districts, but legal experts and advocates say it may not be feasible due to legal challenges and practical difficulties.

Chicago Spending $2.7 million on Census

To combat fears of immigration raids stirred up by the Trump Administration's ICE policies and a rejected attempt at getting an immigration question on the 202 census, Mayor Lori Lightfoot plans to dedicate $2.7 million to the upcoming 2020 census, and calls it the "ultimate form of protest" against Trump's government.

DOJ Reverses Course on Citizenship Question After Trump Tweet

The DOJ have been "instructed to examine whether there is a path forward, consistent with the Supreme Court's decision, that would allow us to include the citizenship question on the census," Joseph Hunt, an assistant attorney general with DOJ's civil division, said.

2020 Census Could Undercount Millions of Minority Americans: Report

"This prospect of the 2020 Census producing a net national undercount of 4 million people—while double-counting members of some privileged communities—is alarming," wrote Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference Education Fund.

Barr Tells DOJ Official to Defy Congressional Subpoena

The Justice Department's refusal to comply with a congressional subpoena is likely to intensify the separation of powers battle that is escalating between House Democrats and the White House.