Hansi Lo Wang, NPR, Feb. 15, 2021
"Even before taking office, former President Donald Trump's administration obsessed over the U.S. census. From a failed bid for a citizenship question to a presidential memo about unauthorized immigrants that...
City of San Jose v. Trump
"Before us are Plaintiffs’ Motion for Partial Summary Judgment and Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss, or in the Alternative, Motion for Partial Summary Judgment regarding the Presidential Memorandum of July 21...
SCOTUSblog case page
Trump v. New York
Department of Commerce v. New York
State of New York v. Trump
"In a Presidential Memorandum issued on that date (and entered into the Federal Register two days later), the President declared that, “[f]or the purpose of the reapportionment of Representatives following the 2020...
Cyrus Mehta, Aug. 30, 2020
The Impossible Feat of Determining Who is an “Illegal Alien” Under Trump’s Unconstitutional Census Executive Order
"In line with other xenophobic actions too numerous to keep tabs on, President Trump...
New York Attorney General Letitia James, July 24, 2020
"New York Attorney General Letitia James today led a large coalition of states, cities, and counties in filing a lawsuit against President Donald Trump for attempting to, once again, illegally...
Prof. Marty Lederman, July 25, 2020 - Trump's Memorandum on Not Counting Undocumented Immigrants for Purposes of House Reapportionment Calculations
"Contrary to what you might have read, President Trump’s “Memorandum on Excluding...
Nick Cahill, July 23, 2020
"The city of Atlanta, along with a coalition of nonprofits and naturalized citizens, sued late Thursday to stop President Donald Trump’s plan to exclude undocumented people from the upcoming census.
In a federal...
Hansi Lo Wang, NPR, July 21, 2020
"President Trump released a memorandum Tuesday that calls for an unprecedented change to the constitutionally mandated count of every person living in the country — the exclusion of unauthorized immigrants...
ACLU, July 21, 2020
"The American Civil Liberties Union calls President Trump’s order seeking to ban immigrants who are undocumented from being counted in the census patently unconstitutional.
Dale Ho, director of the ACLU’s Voting...
White House, July 21, 2020
"MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE
SUBJECT: Excluding Illegal Aliens From the Apportionment Base Following the 2020 Census
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the...
Hansi Lo Wang, NPR, Jan. 4, 2020
"The Department of Homeland Security has agreed to share certain government records from its databases to help the Census Bureau produce data about the U.S. citizenship status of every person living in the country...
White House, July 11, 2019
"By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:
Section 1 . Purpose . In Department of Commerce v. New York , No. 18-966...
Dept. of Commerce v. New York
"Altogether, the evidence tells a story that does not match the explanation the Secretary gave for his decision. In the Secretary’s telling, Commerce was simply acting on a routine data request from another agency...
NY v. Dept. of Commerce
"[T]he Court concludes on the merits that Secretary Ross violated the APA in multiple independent ways. Most blatantly, Secretary Ross ignored, and violated, a statute that requires him, in circumstances like those here...