Census Bureau’s request for citizenship data from DMVs raises privacy, accuracy concerns

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A move by the Trump administration to collect citizenship data based on state driver’s license and ID records has raised concerns among civil rights organizations and census experts, who say it would likely result in inaccurate data and could violate the rights of minorities and immigrants.

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