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DC Circuit Reverses District Court Dismissal in Guestworker Case

When we last left the litigation challenging whether DHS had the authority to create a guestworker program through regulation by allowing non-students to work on student visas, the case had been dismissed by the D.C. District Court. On Friday, the D.C. Circuit reversed the dismissal and remanded the case back to the D.C. District Court.
Topics: Guestworkers

A History of the Census Bureau's Birthplace and Citizenship Questions in One Table

The Trump administration recently restored a citizenship question to the full decennial census, starting with the year 2020. When critics charged that the new question may reduce response rates, some confusion ensued as to when and how the Census Bureau has asked about citizenship in the past. The following table gives the history of both the citizenship and birthplace questions.

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