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What’s at stake in battle over 2020 census citizenship question

What’s at stake in battle over 2020 census citizenship question

JUDY WOODRUFF: As we reported earlier, congressional Democrats today escalated a legal fight with the Trump administration over the U.S. census, voting to hold Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress. At issue, the intent of the administration’s move to include a citizenship question in the nationwide survey, …

Trump Immigration Proposal Would Give Path to Citizenship to

Trump Immigration Proposal Would Give Path to Citizenship to Nearly 1.8 Million Illegals The Trump administration released their long-awaited immigration plan on Thursday, with measures that offer wins for both immigrant-rights advocates and border hawks. The proposal would provide a pathway to citizenship for around 1.8 million �Dreamers� and also calls for a $25 billion …

PBS NewsHour full episode September 6, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode September 6, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: evaluating the wreckage. As Hurricane Dorian makes landfall in North Carolina, rescue teams in the Bahamas deliver relief to those affected by the deadly storm. Then: It’s Friday. Mark Shields and David Brooks on the Democrats’ plans for climate change, Republicans canceling primaries, and …

After failed census legal fight, how Trump plans to get citizenship information

After failed census legal fight, how Trump plans to get citizenship information

JUDY WOODRUFF: President Trump says he’s backing down from his legal fight to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Supreme Court had already ruled that the administration’s previous explanations didn’t justify adding the question. In remarks in the White House Rose Garden late today, the president said he is pursuing new …