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Supreme Court Punts Census Case, Giving Trump An Iffy Chance To Alter Numbers

The opinion said the case was "riddled with contingencies and speculation that impede judicial review." The president has been seeking to use a count that does not include undocumented immigrants.
Protesters carrying signs about the census gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in 2019. Immigrant rights advocates have vowed to continue fighting President Trump's proposal. Source: Aurora Samperio

The U.S. Supreme Court dodged a ruling on Friday on whether President Trump can exclude undocumented immigrants from a key census count.

In the unsigned opinion, the court said it would be premature to rule on the case right now because it is "riddled with contingencies and speculation" and even the Trump administration

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