From the New York Times this morning:

In a statement released Monday, the Commerce Department, which oversees the Census Bureau, said that including an inquiry about citizenship status would allow the department to accurately measure the portion of the population eligible to vote.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross “has determined that reinstatement of a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census questionnaire is necessary to provide complete and accurate census block level data,” the statement said.

If is were a non-citizen living in the United States, there is no way I would answer this question. I would be too worried that it would lead to ICE showing up at my door and dragging me away.

That, one suspects, is exactly the point.

At the risk of stating the obvious, these goons need to be removed from office, and the sooner the better.