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Mar 10, 2022 4:10 PM CST
Census Measures Percentage Overlooked
Nearly 5% of Hispanic residents weren't included for 2020
- The 2020 census missed an unexpectedly small percentage of the total US population given the unprecedented challenges it faced, but Black, Hispanic, and American Indian residents were overlooked at higher rates than a decade ago, the Census Bureau said Thursday. The percentage of people overlooked during the 2020 census was...
Biggest Population Increase:
Aug 13, 2021 8:56 AM CDT
Biggest Population Increase: Multiracial People
Analysts say many who previously ticked only 'white' have changed category
- The fastest-growing population group in America ticked more than one box in the race question on the 2020 census. According to census data released Thursday, the number of multiracial Americans, which the Census Bureau refers to as the "Two or More Races population," surged by 276% between 2010...
Is Coming to Pass
Apr 27, 2021 2:07 AM CDT
Demographers' Warning Is Coming to Pass
US population growth at second-slowest level ever
- US population growth has slowed to the lowest rate since the Great Depression, the Census Bureau said Monday, as Americans continued their march to the South and West and one-time engines of growth, New York and California, lost political influence. Altogether, the US population rose to 331,449,281 last...
Census Bureau Chief
Quits Amid Heavy Criticism
Jan 18, 2021 3:38 PM CST
Census Bureau Chief Quits Amid Heavy Criticism
Dems accuse Dillingham of politicizing the census
- Facing criticism over efforts to produce citizenship data to comply with an order from President Trump, US Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham said Monday that he plans to resign with the change in presidential administrations. Dillingham, whose term doesn't expire until the end of 2021, said in a statement...
Supreme Court Halts Census
Oct 13, 2020 5:31 PM CDT
Supreme Court Halts Census
Top court grants administration's emergency request
- The Supreme Court has granted the White House's emergency request for the Census Bureau to stop counting Americans. The Trump administration filed the request with the top court after a federal appeals court refused to suspend an order from a lower court preventing the 2020 census from finishing a...
Takes Census Fight
to Supreme Court
Oct 8, 2020 12:42 AM CDT
White House Takes Census Fight to Supreme Court
Trump administration asks high court to let it stop the 2020 count
- The ongoing census battle has reached the highest court in the land. After a federal judge ordered the 2020 census to continue through the end of October and a US appeals court on Wednesday refused to reverse that ruling, the Trump administration that same day filed an emergency request with...
Judge Stops Census
From Finishing Early
Sep 25, 2020 4:00 AM CDT
Judge Stops Census From Finishing Early
Federal judge says count must go on
- A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at the end of September and ordered the once-a-decade head count of every US resident to continue for another month through the end of October, saying a shortened schedule likely would produce inaccurate results. US District Judge Lucy Koh in...
Census Cuts Itself Short, Many
Fear 'Massive Undercount'
Jul 31, 2020 7:35 AM CDT
Census Cuts Itself Short, Many Fear 'Massive Undercount'
Census Bureau reportedly ending door-knocking efforts earlier than expected amid WH pressure
- About 40% of US homes haven't responded to census questionnaires for this year's mandated count, so the Census Bureau has started sending out door knockers. But those efforts may be cut short, amid an apparent push by the bureau to wrap things up much earlier than expected—a...
Census Day Is Here
Apr 1, 2020 3:27 AM CDT
Census Day Is Here
Bureau says it is 'laser-focused' on completing count
- Census Day—the date used to reference where a person lives for the once-a-decade count—arrived Wednesday with a nation almost paralyzed by the spread of the coronavirus. But census officials vowed the job would be completed by its year-end deadline. The virus' spread has forced the US Census Bureau...
Facebook Pulls Trump Ads
After Pelosi Complains
Mar 5, 2020 6:35 PM CST
Facebook Pulls Trump Ads After Pelosi Complains
Company first said ads didn't violate its new policy on census references
- At first, Facebook allowed ads suggesting users "take the official 2020 Congressional District Census today." But the link had nothing to do with the census; it took users to a survey on the "Certified Website of President Donald J. Trump," the
reports. The survey...
Census Wants to Know:
Who Is 'Person 1' in House?
Feb 24, 2020 10:35 AM CST
Census Wants to Know: Who Is 'Person 1' in House?
The AP points out possibility for odd conversations
- The 2020 census will not have a controversial citizenship question . But as the AP points out, it will have one with the potential to cause awkward—or maybe funny—conversations. Who is "Person 1" in the household? The form itself tries to go about it in the least controversial...
Sues Barr and Ross
Nov 26, 2019 5:43 PM CST
House Panel Sues Barr and Ross
Over census documents
- The House Oversight Committee sued two top Trump administration officials Tuesday for refusing to produce documents related to a decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, the AP reports. The panel’s chairwoman, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, said Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross...
Judge Formally Bans
From 2020 Census
Jul 17, 2019 2:26 AM CDT
Judge Formally Bans Citizenship Question From 2020 Census
Dispute is over, for now
- A judge formally banned the citizenship question from the 2020 census Tuesday, days after President Trump announced his administration would no longer seek to add it. Judge Jesse Furman signed an order Tuesday after New York State Attorney General Letitia James and the American Civil Liberties Union told him in...
Trump: I'll Get
but Not via Census
Jul 11, 2019 5:01 PM CDT
Trump: I'll Get Citizenship Data, but Not via Census
POTUS drops efforts to get citizenship question on the 2020 census
- President Trump hinted that a big announcement was coming Thursday on the 2020 census, and in an afternoon press conference, he revealed that he is dropping his effort to get a citizenship question added to it,
reports. He will, however, sign an executive order Thursday having to do...
Judge to Census Lawyers:
Nope, You Can't Quit
Jul 9, 2019 5:00 PM CDT
Judge to Census Lawyers: Nope, You Can't Quit
Judge blocks Justice Department from switching legal teams
- A New York judge says the Justice Department can't change lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, the AP reports. Judge Jesse Furman ruled Tuesday, saying lawyers must cite satisfactory reasons for withdrawing. Furman said the urgency to resolve...
Justice Department Makes
a Change on Census Team
Jul 8, 2019 2:03 AM CDT
Justice Department Makes a Change on Census Team
Legal team fighting for citizenship question will get some changes
- The Justice Department is shaking up the legal team fighting for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census but offered no specifics on why the change was being made, the AP reports. The change announced Sunday comes days after the department vowed to continue to try to...
Jul 3, 2019 10:50 AM CDT
Be a Citizenship Question
President calls news that question was dropped from census 'fake'
- A day after his own commerce secretary and a Justice Department lawyer announced that the 2020 census questionnaire was being printed without the citizenship question President Trump wants, Trump denied the news. "The News Reports about the Department of Commerce dropping its quest to put the Citizenship Question on...
Justice Department Confirms:
No Citizenship Question
Jul 2, 2019 5:17 PM CDT
Justice Department Confirms: No Citizenship Question
Census is moving forward without it
- The Justice Department says the 2020 Census is moving ahead without a question about citizenship, the AP reports. Kristen Clarke, an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question, says Trump administration attorneys notified parties in lawsuits that the printing of the hundreds of...
Trump Responds to
'Ridiculous' Census Ruling
Jun 27, 2019 2:34 PM CDT
Trump Responds to 'Ridiculous' Census Ruling
POTUS suggests delaying census
- President Trump has weighed in on the Supreme Court's decision on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, and, not surprisingly, he is not pleased. The high court blocked the addition of the question, for now, because it didn't find the White House's argument justified adding...
Contempt Vote Delayed
After Trump Asserts Privilege
Jun 12, 2019 10:20 AM CDT
Contempt Vote Delayed After Trump Asserts Privilege
At issue are subpoenaed census documents
- The Justice Department on Tuesday warned of the move, and on Wednesday it came to pass. President Trump has exerted executive privilege over documents related to his administration's addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The
reports those documents include drafts of a letter penned by...
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