2020 Census

Supreme Court Stops Deposition Of Commerce Sec Wilbur Ross In Census Citizenship Question

Supreme Court Stops Deposition Of Commerce Sec Wilbur Ross In Census Citizenship Question

October 24, 2018

Even though Ross’s memo contradicts his and DOJ testimony, Supreme Court says Sec Ross will not have to testify in the challenge to the 2020 census citizenship question, which threatens to undercount immigrants in the US. A first  consequence of Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Court

Citizenship Questions in the 2020 Census Designed to Intimidate Latino Communities

August 7, 2018

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross approved a late request from the Justice Department for a citizenship question to be added to the 2020 census. Trump officials who supported the Supreme Court’s evisceration of the Voting Rights Act used it to justify their move by claiming it reinforced protections against voting discrimination. Marc Steiner talks with Eduardo…