Trump wants to exclude undocumented immigrants from the total population in the U.S. census
The Supreme Court agreed to listen to President Donald Trump’s arguments to exclude undocumented immigrants from the total population in the U.S. census.
The Supreme Court wants to give the Trump administration an opportunity to explain why adding probing citizenship questions to the 2020 census is necessary.
SCOTUS just halted 2020 census count to allow Trump admin to manipulate political & economic power for next decade. Now imagine how bad the court will be with Amy Coney Barrett on it
— Ari Berman (@AriBerman) October 13, 2020
There have been several failed attempts by the Trump administration to prevent undocumented immigrants from being represented, The Washington Post reported.
One month ago, in the case of the State of New York v. Trump, a federal appeals court blocked the Commerce Department and the Census Bureau from including information on undocumented immigrants.
In July of this year, Trump said in a memorandum that some states are overcompensated in representation because of…