Here’s an amusing NYT article: We are Shocked, SHOCKED to learn that Kris Kobach, the GOP’s top legal expert on immigration law, expressed an opinion on putting a citizenship query in Census:
Kris W. Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state. In a July 2017 email, he noted that he had spoken with the commerce secretary about a census question about citizenship on at least two occasions.
It’s downright un-American for the American government to know whether people living in America are Americans. Only Canada would stoop so low:
Here's an amusingly biased NYT headline: We are Shocked, SHOCKED to learn Kris Kobach, GOPs top legal expert on immigration law, favored putting a citizenship query in Census.https://t.co/5Y9aThKxk4— Steve Sailer (@Steve_Sailer) June 10, 2018
From the Canadian government website:
STEP E – Question identifier 12: Where was this person born?
Specify one response only, according to present boundaries.
Born in Canada
1: Nfld. Lab.
Born outside Canada
14: specify country
STEP E – Question identifier 13: Of what country is this person a citizen?
Indicate more than one citizenship, if applicable.
“Canada, by naturalization” refers to the process by which an immigrant is granted citizenship of Canada, under the Citizenship Act.
1: Canada, by birth
2: Canada, by naturalization
3: Other country — specify
STEP E – Question identifier 14: Is this person now, or has this person ever been, a landed immigrant?
A “landed immigrant” (permanent resident) is a person who has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities.
1: No. Go to question 16.
STEP E – Question identifier 15: In what year did this person first become a landed immigrant?
Example: Year 1974
1: Year. If exact year is not known, enter best estimate.