The Supreme Court docket will hear Trump's enchantment to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census


President Donald J. Trump will host a Make America Great event on October 15, 2020 in Greenville, NC, United States.

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The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will hear arguments next month on an appeal by the Trump administration seeking to exclude the number of undocumented immigrants in the United States from the census data used to calculate the breakdown of the population Congressional districts are used.

A federal appeals court in Manhattan in September prevented the Trump administration from excluding undocumented residents from this calculation, as was intended under a new policy announced in July.

The Court of Appeals found in its decision that throughout American history "included the numbers used to determine the division of Congress – in the language of the current statutes, the" total population "and the" total number of persons "in each state – any person who who was resident in the United States at the time of the census, whether a citizen or non-citizen, or whether she resides here with or without legal status. "

The Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments on November 30th.

The Supreme Court recently announced that it would continue to hear cases remotely for at least the rest of the calendar year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Steven Gregory