“Ohio may be the canary in the coal mine from what we can expect from a partisan-dominated map-drawing process,” an official with the A.C.L.U. said.
Hundreds of thousands of white flags honor the more than 670,000 people in the United States who have died from the coronavirus.
The Biden administration was seeking to ensure that board members were “qualified to serve” and aligned with the president’s values, said Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary.
President Biden said there were “compelling foreign policy reasons” for the order, which would give any resident of Hong Kong targeted for deportation an 18-month reprieve.
For two weeks starting on Sept. 17, the flags will blanket 20 acres of federal parkland near the Washington Monument.
North Dakota is now among 15 states with Republican attorneys general who have filed lawsuits over the moratorium on new leases.
Jen Psaki, White House press secretary, also called for Haiti’s legislative and presidential elections to go forward in September, as scheduled.
The White House event is part of an effort by the federal government to swear-in almost 10,000 new citizens.
The move could signal the beginning of a legislative effort to reform the system.