The 2020 Census has been something that has annoyed President Donald Trump and his administration and now they have gotten some good news.
The Supreme Court has ruled that the administration can halt the 2020 Census which cannot be welcome news for President Trump’s 2020 opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democrat nominee for president, who is all in on mass migration, CNN reported.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted a request from the Trump administration to halt the census count while an appeal plays out over a lower court’s order that it continue.
The administration had asked the high court for “immediate relief” because a lower court order would have required the census count to continue until October 31. The Trump administration argued that would have prevented Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross from delivering a count of the nation’s population to President Donald Trump by December 31.
The ruling is a win for the administration, which argued the shortened deadline is necessary to give the Commerce Department enough time to meet the December deadline. The administration noted that the count had been delayed by Covid-19 but that if the time spent counting were shortened, that deadline could still be met.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor was the lone dissenting vote as she said she was frightened that shortening the timeline would bring inaccurate results.
“Because the harms associated with an inaccurate census are avoidable and intolerable, I respectfully dissent from the grant of stay,” she said.
The Census Bureau said on its website that ” well over 99.9% of housing units have been accounted for in the 2020 Census.”
“Internet self-response will be available across the nation through October 15, 2020 through 11:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST), (through 5:59 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on October 16, 2020). Visit 2020Census.gov to respond today.
“Phone response will be available for its regularly scheduled time on October 15, 2020. Click here for schedule and a list of numbers.
“Paper responses must be postmarked by October 15, 2020.
“Nonresponse Followup census takers will continue resolving nonresponding addresses through the end of the day on October 15, 2020,” it said.
President Trump has been concerned about not having a citizenship question on the Census to remove illegal immigrants from the count. His opponent, Joe Biden, on the other hand, is all for handling illegal immigrants with kid gloves.
““There are going to be no deportations in the first 100 days of my [administration] … freeze deportations for the first 100 days and the only people who will be deported are people who committed a felony while here,” he said during an interview with Noticias Telemundo, Breitbart News reported.
“I can only imagine what it’s like to see a family member deported … to me it’s all about family, beginning, middle, and end … that’s not going to happen in my administration, it’s simply not going to happen,” Biden continued.
He also said he would work toward amnesty for 11 million – 22 million illegal immigrants.
“We’re going to reinstate [DACA] and then [DACA illegal aliens are] going to be part of what I’m going to send to the United States Congress is a total immigration bill to provide a pathway to citizenship for undocumented people in the United States of America. This is … it makes no sense why we wouldn’t do that. They’re part of the reason why we’re growing,” he said.