NY Attorney General Schneiderman Files Suit Against Trump Administration Over Census
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a press conference to announce a multi-state lawsuit to block the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 Census form, at the headquarters of District Council 37, New York City's largest public employee union, April 3, 2018 in New York City. Also pictured, L to R, U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY), U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Steve Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) , U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum. Critics of President Donald Trump's administration's decision to reinstate the citizenship question contend that that it will frighten people in immigrant communities from responding to the census. The Trump administration has stated a citizenship question on the census will help enforce voting rights.