Civil rights activists say the commission will encourage voter suppression by justifying new barriers to voting, such as requiring identity cards to vote.
"Every single day, there are 7,000 new people of color added to the U.S. population, and 1,000 whites," author Steve Phillips said.
The rule would significantly hinder minorities from voting in an alleged attempt to prevent voter fraud, which has been proven to be almost non-existent.
A new study projects explosive growth for Asian American registered voters and raises questions about the future of their political participation and clout.
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