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Trumps Memo on Census Excluding Illegal Immigrants Is Unlawful, Judges Say

A panel of judges have declared unlawful an order from President Donald Trump that excludes illegal immigrants from calculations used to apportion congressional seats based on the population survey conducted during the 2020 Census. The three judges for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York unanimously ruled that Trumps presidential memorandum issued on July 21 is in “violation of Congresss delegation of its constitutional responsibility to count the whole number of persons in each State and to apportion members of the House of Representatives among the States according to their respective numbers.” The judges 86-page decision (pdf) said that federal law required thRead More From Source

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