Federal Court rejects Trump's order to exclude undocumented from census


A federal court on Thursday rejected President Trump’s order to exclude unauthorized immigrants from population counts that will be used next year to reallocate seats in the House of Representatives, ruling that it was so obviously illegal that a lawsuit challenging the order need not go to a trial. The court, a three-judge panel in Federal District Court in Manhattan, said Mr.

Trump’s proposal exceeded his authority under federal laws governing the census and reapportionment. The specially convened panel said there was.

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