A lawsuit filed last year in Hawaii by Faith Action for Community Equity is starting to gain traction. The lawsuit claims that driver’s license exams discriminate against those whose first language isn’t English. This week, the US Department of Justice announced its support of the lawsuit by stating that the exam should be offered in multiple languages. Offering the exam in multiple languages would provide much needed aid to many Hawaii residents who would have better access to employment, education, and healthcare as a result of the change.
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