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Lawsuit on 2020 Census Citizenship Question Amended to Include Native Americans, More Asian Plaintiffs and Charge Government Conspiracy

GALEO is also one of the original co-plaintiffs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 9, 2018

 

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Michelle Boykins, 202-296-2300, ext. 0144

mboykins@advancingjustice-aajc.org

 

Sandra Hernandez: (213) 629-2512 x. 129
shernandez@maldef.org

 

Tony Marcano: (213) 629-2512 x.128

amarcano@maldef.org

 

Lawsuit on 2020 Census Citizenship Question Amended to Include Native Americans, More Asian Plaintiffs and Charge Government  Conspiracy 

 

Washington, D.C. – Native American groups have joined a lawsuit filed by attorneys representing Latino and Asian American plaintiffs alleging that the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census was motivated by racial animus and will result in a severe undercount of minorities, according to civil rights attorneys.

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For Immediate Release: June 30, 2018

Contact: press@familiesbelongtogether.org

UPDATED: Hundreds of Thousands Rally and March at Families Belong Together Protests
Across the Nation and Around the Globe Today

Organizers Estimate 35,000 Attendees at Protests in D.C.; Over 60,000 Attendees in Chicago; Over 30,000 Attendees in NYC; Over 30,000 Attendees in San Francisco and Over 55,000 in Los Angeles

 

Over 780 Events by Local Organizers In All 50 States & Around the Globe Drew Additional Tens of Thousands of Attendees

 

Washington, DC—Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered in cities large and small across the nation today at events organized by Families Belong Together to demand the end of family separation and detention, and calling for an end to Trump’s inhumane immigration policy. Organizers reported crowd counts for the largest events including 35,000 attendees at the anchor outside the White House in Washington, D.C. Chicago organizers reported over 60,000 attendees, while New York’s event drew over 30,000 attendees, San Francisco’s event drew over 30,000 attendees and preliminary estimates coming from L.A.’s event put the crowds at over 55,000 attendees and still growing as of 1:15 pm Pacific Time. These events were just a few of the over 787 sites for “Families Belong Together” protests happening nationwide and around the world today.

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