Trial Launched over Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

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WESLACO – The fight over the government’s move to add a citizenship question to the U.S. Census is now in front of a judge.

The Department of Justice says its request relates to voting rights.

Hidalgo and Cameron counties are among the entities trying to prevent the question from appearing on the census.

A map released by the U.S. Census Bureau show the Rio Grande Valley typically has a low response as it is – if the question is added it could decrease the number of responses even more.

KRGV’s Trason Bragg has the details.

Watch the video above for more information.

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