Judge allows lawsuit seeking to block Census citizenship question

U.S. Justice System

(Worthy News) - A federal judge in New York on Thursday allowed a lawsuit seeking to block a question about citizenship from appearing on the 2020 Census to proceed.

United States District Judge Jesse M. Furman denied a motion filed by President Donald Trump's administration to dismiss the suit, saying the plaintiffs made a probable case the addition of the question was a deliberate attempt to discriminate against immigrants, The New York Times reported.

The plaintiffs stated that including the question on the Census would "fatally undermine" the process, arguing both legal and undocumented immigrants would refuse to fill out the form, possibly skewing new state and congressional districts for the following year. [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]

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