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Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud'

7:46pm EDT

NEW YORK Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions against government officials, saying they brazenly hid the truth about the inquiry's origins during trial.

Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to states

Jul 15 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump's order that all federal agencies provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department could open a new legal front over whether states can redraw their voting maps based on citizenship status.

Trump's idea for U.S. Census delay would be unprecedented - experts

Jun 27 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed an extraordinary delay to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his effort to add a citizenship question, but legal experts said such a move would violate the Constitution.

Trump's idea for U.S. Census delay would be unprecedented - experts

Jun 27 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed an extraordinary delay to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his effort to add a citizenship question, but legal experts said such a move would violate the Constitution.

Trump's idea for U.S. Census delay would be unprecedented -experts

Jun 27 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed an extraordinary delay to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his effort to add a citizenship question, but legal experts said such a move would violate the Constitution.

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question

Jun 05 2019

NEW YORK Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctioned for allegedly concealing evidence, a federal judge said on Wednesday.

Key technology boss at U.S. Census Bureau switches roles

May 10 2019

NEW YORK The U.S. Census Bureau official tasked with managing the massive technology infrastructure underpinning the 2020 census has switched roles, leaving a vacancy in an important spot less than a year before the count.

Republicans want census data on citizenship for redistricting

Apr 08 2019

NEW YORK John Murante, a conservative Nebraska senator, last year introduced a bill to prevent non-citizens from being counted when the state redraws its voting maps.

Exclusive: Fearful of fake news blitz, U.S. Census enlists help of tech giants

Mar 28 2019

NEW YORK The U.S. Census Bureau has asked tech giants Google, Facebook and Twitter to help it fend off “fake news" campaigns it fears could disrupt the upcoming 2020 count, according to Census officials and multiple sources briefed on the matter. | Video

Citizenship question on U.S. Census would cause Hispanic undercount by millions: study

Mar 22 2019

NEW YORK The Trump administration's proposal to ask a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census could lead to an undercount of some 4.2 million among Hispanics, costing their communities federal aid and political representation, according to a new study by Harvard researchers.

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