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Census Bureau asks states for driver’s license records to produce citizenship data

WHYY – “The Census Bureau is asking states to voluntarily share driver’s license records as part of the Trump administration’s efforts to produce detailed data about the U.S. citizenship status of every person living in the country. According to a statement the bureau released Tuesday, the requests are in response to an executive order President Trump issued in July after courts blocked his administration from adding a citizenship question to 2020 census forms…” [h/t Pete Weiss] Note – if you are not aware, all states have sent notifications to residents requiring that they provide – by February 2020, in person at DMV, their respective PII – including original Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, Passport and utility bills, or risk cancellation of drivers license.
  • Example – Having a REAL ID compliant driver’s license or ID card will be necessary to board commercial aircraft or gain access to federal facilities. To be considered REAL ID compliant, you must have the required documents on file with the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA)…

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