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Subject:  trump's census shenanigans thwarted Date:  12/3/2020  8:45 AM
Author:  alstroemeria Number:  2338921 of 2381073

President Trump's determined effort to exclude undocumented immigrants from the 2020 census has been thwarted at every turn — by the courts, the coronavirus, the Constitution, and now by the clock.

...the final apportionment count won't be delivered to the president until at least Jan. 23, three days after President-elect Joe Biden takes office...


The Supreme Court blocked Trump in 2019 from adding a citizenship question to the census, and the justices seemed skeptical Monday that Trump can legally exclude undocumented immigrants from the decennial head count. ... The census has never before used citizenship status to apportion congressional representation.
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