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An internal email reveals a Justice Department discussion about the possibility of reconsidering whether the Patriot Act could force the release of individuals' confidential census... [Read More]
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The justices will hear arguments over whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross can be questioned under oath for the lawsuits over the controversial citizenship question he... [Read More]
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The Pew Research Center analyzed post-millennials who are currently between the ages of 6 and 21 and found nearly half — 48 percent — are... [Read More]
A federal judge in New York has ordered Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to face questioning under oath over his decision to add a controversial citizenship... [Read More]
Four federal agencies under President Obama requested new sexual orientation and gender identity questions for the American Community Survey. Under President Trump, the proposal stalled. [Read More]
The Justice Department, which the Trump administration says needs the controversial citizenship question added to the 2020 census, initially did not want to make the... [Read More]
The first potential trial of the six lawsuits over the hotly contested 2020 census citizenship question could kick off the day before voters head to... [Read More]
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and his staff prepared to embark on a legal fight that would take them to the highest court in the U.S.... [Read More]
In the lawsuits over the hotly contested 2020 census citizenship question, attorneys for the plaintiffs are facing a memory problem. In recent weeks, Trump... [Read More]
A federal judge's ruling allowing a Maryland lawsuit to proceed is the latest win for critics of a question about U.S. citizenship status planned for... [Read More]
A federal judge in San Francisco has rejected the Trump administration's motion to dismiss two lawsuits over the 2020 census question. A potential trial could... [Read More]
Dozens of states, cities and other groups are trying to get a question about U.S. citizenship status removed from the 2020 census. Two cases in... [Read More]
Updated 4:25 p.m. ET, August 6 The U.S. Census Bureau has released the questions for the upcoming 2020 count. They include a question about citizenship... [Read More]
The federal agency "did not do an adequate job of protecting" the government's interest, according to a report by the GPO's Office of the Inspector... [Read More]
A group of Democratic senators says the data could help LGBTQ people better access social services and civil rights protections. Some privacy experts worry the... [Read More]
With less than two years before the start of the 2020 census, the U.S. government is back on the market for a new contractor to... [Read More]
Months before the Justice Department submitted a formal request for a citizenship question, pressure to add one to the 2020 census was mounting from a... [Read More]
A federal judge in New York said the commerce secretary's decision to add the controversial question to the 2020 census may have been "motivated at... [Read More]
The decision comes as the Census Bureau battles lawsuits over a new citizenship question and cybersecurity concerns about the 2020 census. The 2010 census committee's... [Read More]
A few months after he started leading the Commerce Department, Secretary Wilbur Ross became impatient. As a powerful decider for the U.S. census, he had... [Read More]
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