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2020 Census

As Baltimore population declines, we need immigrants counted

As Baltimore population declines, we need immigrants counted

As the Supreme Court takes on the question Tuesday of whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census form, the city of Baltimore has a particular stake in whether it makes the right decision.

The justices should side with three lower courts, including one in Maryland, that have ruled against such an addition, which would certainly result in many immigrants not filling out the forms. Officials with the Census Bureau have said including the question could scare away 5.8 percent of households that include someone who isn’t a citizen.

Baltimore needs as many people as possible counted as the city continues to...

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