Minnesota joins other states in lawsuit over census question

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota has joined 16 other states, the District of Columbia and six cities suing the federal government to block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the lawsuit Tuesday, saying the Trump administration's planned requirement will prevent an accurate count.

Census citizenship question could prompt blank response

As community leaders grapple with how to handle a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, some are contemplating the idea of non-citizens leaving it blank while filling out the rest of the form to make sure that minority groups are still counted.