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Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay census citizenship question case

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay census citizenship question case
FILE PHOTO: T-shirts are displayed at a community activists and local government leaders event to mark the one-year-out launch of the 2020 Census efforts in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder - RC14BD0F7960/File Photo -
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Groups challenging the Trump administration’s contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of recently uncovered new evidence

In a court filing, various immigrant advocacy groups represented by the American Civil Liberties Union said that a federal judge in New York should get the chance to review the evidence before the Supreme Court decides the legal question.

(Reporting by Lawrence Hurley; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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