President Donald Trump again takes on immigration, Census questions remain unanswered
A day after the fight over whether the 2020 census would include a question of citizenship that was decided definitively as a negative, the Trump administration abruptly threw the whole issue in doubt, and told federal judges they would look for ways to add it back. The address of President Donald Trump.
Deputy Attorney General Jody Hunt said in a statement filed with the US District Court. UU In Southern Maryland: "At the Justice Department we have been asked to examine if there is a way forward, consistent with the Supreme Court's decision, to allow us to include the question of citizenship in the census."
In case the attorneys find the way forward, Hunt said: "Our current plan would be to file a motion with the Supreme Court to request return instructions to govern the additional procedures in order to simplify and expedite the remaining litigation. and provide clarity to the process that is taking place. " ahead."