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Trump Issues Executive Order on Citizenship Data Collection

President Trump issued an executive order directing agencies to provide “the maximum assistance permissible” to the Commerce Department to ensure the accuracy of citizenship records relevant to the 2020 decennial census on Thursday. The directive comes after the Supreme Court ruled in Department of Commerce v. New York that the decision to include a citizenship status element in the 2020 decennial census was “substantively invalid”.

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Senate Passes Immigration Reform Bill in 68-32 Vote

The U.S. Senate has passed an immigration bill with a bipartisan 68-32 vote that would create a path to U.S. citizenship for 11-12 million undocumented aliens and tighten border security, Reuters reports. Richard Cowan and Thomas Ferraro write that 14 Republicans, two independents and all 52 Democrats backed the immigration reform …

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