Kevin Johnson comments on Democrats fight towards Trump Administration over census Citizenship question featured in NBC News

Migration Research Cluster

Trump administration announced that the 2020 U.S. census would include a question about citizenship status, Democrats vowed to fight it in Congress and the courts, saying the query will scare away respondents who fear immigration enforcement and that it will yield more political power to the GOP.

Kevin said the question could affect responses from households with people of mixed status, as well as legal residents who fear the administration's harsh rhetoric on immigration. He added that "The citizenship question will likely 'chill' immigrants, legal as well as undocumented immigrants, to participate in the census."
 

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