Laws in effect in one state and pending in two others require proof of citizenship for voter registration. That imposes onerous and sometimes expensive documentation requirements on voters, especially targeting naturalized American citizens, many of whom are Latino, the liberal group said.

Nine states have passed restrictive photo identification laws that impose costs in time and money for millions of Latinos who are citizens but do not yet have the required identification, it said.

Today is also National Register to Vote Day, aka #NVRD. We talked with TJ Crawford of Chicago Votes this morning, so listen in and get the info on where to register and why you need to get started early.

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