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Appeal To Census Lawsuit Ruling Adds Uncertainty To Citizenship Question's Fate

The Census Bureau is counting on the Supreme Court to resolve the legal battle by June so that 2020 census forms can be printed. But an appeal in a Maryland lawsuit could complicate that timeline.
A U.S. flag sits on the lap of a newly sworn-in citizen at a 2018 naturalization ceremony in Alexandria, Va. A new appeal in one of the lawsuits over the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census could complicate final preparations for the head count. Source: Claire Harbage

For the final months of 2020 census preparations to continue as planned, the Census Bureau says it is counting on the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve the legal battle over the citizenship question by June. But a new appeal filed by plaintiffs in one of the Maryland lawsuits over the question could complicate that timeline.

Plaintiffs led by La Uniรณn Del Pueblo Entero, a Texas-based community group, have appealed to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, with the Maryland federal court released Tuesday.

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