A federal judge in New York had previously blocked the administration from adding the question to the population count that occurs every 10 years, and the U.S. Supreme Court last month agreed to review that decision.
In a brief statement that gave no details as to how the determination was reached, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the woman, who says she made a mistake in joining the group and now wants to return with her 18-month-old son, has no “legal basis” to claim American citizenship.
The Supreme Court will decide whether the 2020 census can include a question about citizenship that could affect the allocation of seats in the House of Representatives and the distribution of billions of dollars in federal money.
The Grammy-nominated rapper and his music are so deeply associated with Atlanta that the notion he was actually born in England and brought to the U.S. as a child came as a major surprise.
More than a dozen states and big cities, among others, have sued over Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ decision to add a citizenship question to the census for the first time since 1950.
Arlington County is joining a legal challenge targeting one of the Trump administration’s controversial immigration policies, and moving closer to filing a lawsuit targeting pharmaceutical companies as well.
The Commerce Department says the 2020 U.S. Census will include a question about citizenship status, a move that brought a swift response by the California attorney general to oppose it.
Studies have shown that the civics test to gain citizenship is difficult for most Americans.
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