Supreme Court Denies Trump Administration’s Challenge to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants From Census Count

The United States Supreme Court on December 18, 2020, rejected a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s plan to keep undocumented immigrants out of the census count. This gave the administration a partial victory, which could be temporary. The Supreme Court ruled 6-3, delivering a blow to the Democrats and immigration advocates. If the policy moves forward, it can likely be challenged again.

Excluding Undocumented Immigrants From Census Count

Twenty-three states, along with immigrant rights advocates and other groups, challenged President