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U.S. top court to decide legality of census citizenship question

U.S. top court to decide legality of census citizenship question

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The Supreme Courtroom constructing is seen from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Courtroom will determine the destiny of a fiercely contested plan by President Donald Trump’s administration so as to add a citizenship query to the 2020 census, agreeing on Friday to an expedited evaluation of a choose’s ruling blocking the plan.

The justices, in a quick order, granted the administration’s request to listen to its enchantment of Manhattan-based U.S. District Decide Jesse Furman’s Jan. 15 ruling even earlier than a decrease appeals court docket has thought-about the matter. Oral arguments within the case will happen in late April, with a ruling due by the tip of June.

Furman dominated that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had hid the true motives for his “arbitrary and capricious” resolution so as to add the citizenship query in violation of federal legislation.

Reporting by Andrew Chung; Enhancing by Will Dunham

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