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2020 U.S. Census

  • Groups Demand Census Chief Resign

    by - Jan 13, 2021
    A coalition of civil rights groups on Wednesday called for the resignation of U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham after the bureau’s watchdog agency reported that bureau statisticians were being pressured to figure out who is...
  • Census Bureau to Miss Year-End Deadline

    by - Dec 31, 2020
    The Census Bureau will miss a year-end deadline for handing in numbers used for divvying up congressional seats, a delay that could undermine President Donald Trump’s efforts to exclude people in the country illegally from the...
  • Data Anomalies Put Census Data in Jeopardy

    by - Nov 19, 2020
    By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press The director of the Census Bureau said Thursday that irregularities have been found during the numbers-crunching phase of the 2020 census, a development that jeopardizes the statistical agency’s ability to meet...
  • Court Keeps Citizenship Question Off Census

    by - Jun 27, 2019
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprising move, the Supreme Court on Thursday kept the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now, and the question’s opponents say there’s no time to...
  • Fact Check: Officials Strain Truth on Census

    by - Mar 29, 2018
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration isn’t telling the full story on its politically charged decision to ask people about their citizenship in the 2020 census. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders was flat-out wrong in...
  • Census Citizenship Question Draws Protest

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2020 U.S. Census will include a question about citizenship status, a move that brought swift condemnation from Democrats, who said it would intimidate immigrants and discourage them from participating. The population count...

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