Should the Undocumented be Counted as Legitimate Residents in a State? Much is On the Line
The number of residents in a state determines the number of congressional representatives for each state and how much federal money it gets in some cases.
President Trump wants to use census data that would not include any illegal immigrants to help determine those things. The U.S. Supreme Court held a hearing Monday about whether Trump can or should do that.
Some say illegal or undocumented immigrants should be counted - as they always have been - since they do actually live here.
New York's Solicitor General Barbara...