Civil Rights Groups Threaten to Sue New York Over Voting Rights Violations

March 8, 2017 | | NBC |

In a letter sent Tuesday to the New York State Board of Elections and DMV, the groups accused the DMV of flouting a federal law requiring that citizens be able to register to vote whenever they apply for, renew, or change their address on a driver's license or state-issued identification card.[...]

The letter's signatories include AALDEF, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, Demos, and Project Vote. It was written on behalf of Asian-American and Latino community groups, including the MinKwon Center, Chhaya Community Development Corporation, Voto Latino, and the Hispanic Federation.[...]