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A see-saw legal battle over the 2020 Census continued Sept. 25, with the government pushing to end the count in just five days while local governments, including two Arizona tribes, hoped to extend it to Oct. 31.
The Navajo Nation has joined a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s recent decision to shorten the deadline for the 2020 Census.
As of Aug. 27, the Navajo Nation total response is 18 percent. The Hopi Tribe’s total reporting numbers comes in at 15.6 percent.