The Government Is Still Pursuing A Citizenship Question, But Path Forward Unclear

.

 

  • tice and Commerce are exploring “all available options” to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census forms, government lawyers told U.S. District Judge George Hazel Friday. 
  • Judge Hazel will allow the plaintiffs to gather evidence purportedly showing discriminatory intent behind the citizenship question. 
  • President Donald Trump told reporters Friday that he is exploring whether an executive order is appropriate.

The Trump administration is still looking for ways to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census form, government lawyers told a federal judge in Maryland Friday.

The update comes as President Donald Trump announced that he is contemplating an executive order that would require a citizenship field to appear on census forms.

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments