Attorney General Jeff Landry

EXCLUSIVE – Jeff Landry: Accurate Census Protects Our Republic

Late last month, my office and the American people received great news from the White House: our petition to reinstate the citizenship question in the decennial 2020 Census was approved. We will once again get a more accurate count of how many American citizens reside in our country.

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Sarah Sanders Says Census Citizenship Question Protects Voters

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, during Tuesday’s briefing, defended the inclusion of a question on citizenship in the U.S. census as providing data to the Department of Justice to protect voters and comply with the Voting Rights Act.

A copy of a 2010 Census form is shown at a Census Day event. (Charlie Litchfield/Idaho Press-Tribune via AP)

Exclusive – Kobach: Bring the Citizenship Question Back to the Census

If you asked most people whether the federal government knows the number of citizens in the United States after each decennial census, they would answer yes. After all, that’s one of the main purposes of the census. Unfortunately, we don’t get that information.


Idaho Is Fastest-Growing State in U.S.

Idaho has the fastest-growing population in the United States, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Over the last year, the Census Bureau concludes, Idaho’s population increased by 2.2 percent, with now 1.7 million residents living in

Carlos Zamora shows a voter registration card from a pile placed on the counter of the Tierra Caliente taco truck on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in Houston. Zamora is with Mi Familia Vota, a Latino activist group that seeks to register more voters in the Latino community. Mi Familia Vota …

12 Texas Counties Hold More Registered Voters than Adults, Says Study

An election integrity law firm put 12 Texas counties on notice “for holding more registered voters than adult residents” during the 2016 Election. If the jurisdictions do not respond to requests for more information and demonstrate that corrective measures in place, they could risk federal lawsuits from the organization.

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Five of Top 10 Fastest Growing U.S. Cities Are in Texas

New projections from the American City Business Journals (ACBJ) ranked five Texas metropolitan areas among the fastest growing Top 10 U.S. cities. By 2040, they expect to see explosive population growth.

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Legal and Illegal Immigration To U.S. Surges Over Past Two Years

The level of immigration — both legal and illegal — into the United States over the past two years has dwarfed previous levels and is now higher than it was prior to the 2007 recession, according to a new analysis of Census Bureau data.

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WaPo: Between 4 Million and 12 Million Muslims in US

It seems relevant to ask about the size of the Muslim population in the United States, as a spirited debate rages about how many of them might be “extremists” or prone to “radicalization,” and this seems like the sort of


India, China Overtaking Mexico as Largest US-Bound Immigration Groups

While much of today’s political debate—and rhetoric—is focusing on Mexican immigrants, pundits and politicians alike have overlooked a very interesting statistic. According to US Census Bureau research released in May 2015, immigrants from China and India, many with student or work visas, have overtaken Mexicans as the largest groups coming into the US.

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Austin Declared Fastest Growing U.S. City Since Recession

Austin, Texas was the fastest growing large city in the United States during the post-recession era of 2010 to 2013, according to a recent report by the Census Bureau.

The Census report examined the twenty five largest cities in the U.S., and Austin’s growth during this period — 12 percent — outpaced the rest of the country.