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USPoll: Two-Thirds of Voters Say Citizenship Question Should Be Allowed on Census

07:55  03 july  2019
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed ready on Tuesday to allow the Trump administration to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census , which critics say would undermine its accuracy by discouraging both legal and unauthorized immigrants from filling out the

How Disastrous Is Adding a Citizenship Question to the Census ? By Benjamin Hart. Dem candidates understand that impeachment is not top of mind for a lot of voters . Gillibrand said basically what she’s been saying on the trail for something like 6 months now.

Poll: Two-Thirds of Voters Say Citizenship Question Should Be Allowed on Census© Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2013.

Two-thirds of voters support allowing the U.S. census to include a question about an individual’s citizenship status, disagreeing with the Supreme Court’s decision to block the question.

In a Harvard CAPS/Harris poll released Tuesday, 67 percent of respondents said the question, “Is this person a citizen of the United States?” should be allowed on the census. That number included about 88 percent of Republicans, 52 percent of Democrats, and 63 percent of independents agreed.

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WASHINGTON — At least 12 states signaled Tuesday that they would sue to block the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census , arguing that the change would cause fewer Americans to be counted and violate the Constitution.

Study all questions or take a practice Citizenship test online for free. The 100 civics (history and government) questions and answers for the naturalization test are listed below. The civics test is an oral test and the USCIS Officer will ask the applicant up to 10 of the 100 civics questions .

“The public here agrees with the administration that it makes sense to ask citizenship on the census,” said poll director Mark Penn. “It is a clear supermajority of Americans on this issue.”

The question has become a contentious issue because of its implications for undocumented immigrants, who may not want to reveal their citizenship statusfor fear of potential repercussions. Last week, the Supreme Court shot down the Trump administration’s push to include the question in the 2020 census, temporarily prohibiting the question’s inclusion while requesting that the Commerce Department explain in more detail why it is necessary. The administration said the question would enhance the enforcement of part of the Voting Rights Act.

Poll: Majority say the census should be able to include citizenship question

Poll: Majority say the census should be able to include citizenship question Sixty-seven percent of voters said the census should be able to ask whether people living in the U.S. are citizens, going against the recent Supreme Court decision on the matter, according to a new Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The poll also found that the inclusion of the question was supported among members of both parties, with 88 percent of Republicans and 52 percent of Democrats supporting its inclusion.

The Commerce department said the question about citizenship status was being added to help Minnis and other opponents say adding the question is unnecessary and will lead to an inaccurate No. 4 for growth:In 2014, Florida overtook New York as the third most populous state in the country.

Citizenship questions should be included in the census , because census information is used to determine We should not ask the citizenship question on census forms. The census form is not meant to (1) lie, say they are citizens , fill in the form and return it, providing inaccurate information

President Trump has floated delaying the 2020 census until the issue has been resolved.

“Seems totally ridiculous that our government, and indeed Country, cannot ask a basic question of Citizenship in a very expensive, detailed and important Census, in this case for 2020,” Trump wrote on Twitter after the Court’s decision. “I have asked the lawyers if they can delay the Census, no matter how long, until the United States Supreme Court is given additional information from which it can make a final and decisive decision on this very critical matter.”

“I think it’s very important to find out if somebody is a citizen as opposed to an illegal,” the president said on Monday.

Trump expected to end his fight to add citizenship question to census, sources say.
President Trump on Thursday was expected to announce that he is ending his fight to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

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