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A Rhode Island resident holds an envelope he received for the 2020 census test run in Providence County. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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What You Need To Know About The 2020 Census

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Worshippers exiting a mosque in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., are handed fliers encouraging participation in the 2010 census. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images hide caption

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For The First Time, U.S. Census To Collect Responses In Arabic Among 13 Languages

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U.S. Marines stand guard during the change of command ceremony at Task Force Southwest military field at Shorab military camp in Afghanistan's Helmand province in 2018. Massoud Hossaini/AP hide caption

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Workers for the 2010 census check computer data during a training session in 2009 in Dummerston, Vt. For the 2020 head count, the Census Bureau is trying to hire around a half million workers in a tight labor market. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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The Census Bureau Needs To Hire Half A Million Workers For The 2020 Count

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The Trump administration is planning to ask the Supreme Court to take up a sped-up review of a lower court's ruling that blocks the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For the 2010 census, the Census Bureau director took a dog sled to complete his trip to Noorvik, Alaska. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Why The U.S. Census Starts In Alaska's Most Remote, Rural Villages

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who oversees the Census Bureau, approved adding a question about U.S. citizenship status to the 2020 census. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Orders Trump Administration To Remove 2020 Census Citizenship Question

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Nancy Pelosi of California, now House speaker, joins fellow Democrats, including Reps. José Serrano of New York and Elijah Cummings of Maryland, as well as other census advocates at a May 2018 press conference in Washington, D.C., about the new citizenship question on the 2020 census. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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The printing company R.R. Donnelley & Sons has been selected to print the 2020 census paper questionnaires. The company previously printed forms and envelopes for the 2010 census. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's nominee for Census Bureau director, Steven Dillingham (center), speaks with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., at his Oct. 3 confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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Houses on the Navajo Nation sit near sandstone cliffs north of Many Farms, Ariz. New Census Bureau estimates show a low rate of high-speed internet access among Native Americans who live on tribal land. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Newly sworn-in U.S. citizens stand during a naturalization ceremony in Alexandria, Va., in August. The Census Bureau is planning to test how a question about U.S. citizenship status the Trump administration added will affect responses to the 2020 census. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross listens to President Trump at the White House in March. Ross' decision to add a question about U.S. citizenship status to the 2020 census sparked six lawsuits from dozens of states, cities and other groups that want the question removed. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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How The 2020 Census Citizenship Question Ended Up In Court

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Newly sworn-in U.S. citizens gather for a naturalization ceremony at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., in August. The Trump administration is planning to include a question about U.S. citizenship status on the 2020 census. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (left) and Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore (right) attend an April event at the Justice Department in Washington, D.C. Gore reportedly has testified that Sessions directed the DOJ not to discuss alternatives to the 2020 census citizenship question with the Census Bureau. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to block the deposition of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who approved adding the citizenship question to the 2020 census. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Steven Dillingham, President Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Census Bureau, shakes hands with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., as he prepares to testify during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. hide caption

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Census Bureau Nominee Offers No Opinion On Census Citizenship Question

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, whose department oversees the Census Bureau, approved adding a question about U.S. citizenship status to the 2020 census. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The average American commute increased to 26.9 minutes in 2017 from 26.6 minutes the year before, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Then-candidate Donald Trump holds an LGBT rainbow flag during an October 2016 presidential campaign rally at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colo. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (left) speaks with former FBI Director James Comey (center) and other officials at the Department of Justice in April 2017, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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