Lawsuit filed to block Rensselaer County from disclosing voter info to ICE

July 29, 2019 06:26 PM

A lawsuit has been filed to block Rensselaer County from disclosing voter registration information to ICE.

Civil and voting rights groups announced the suit in Troy on Monday.


Earlier this month, Rensselaer County said it would send ICE the personal information of people who register to vote through DMV.

Beginning in December, a new state law will allow undocumented immigrants with proof of identity from their home country to apply for driver's licenses.


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