Well, they did it.
The city of College Park, Maryland has approved a measure that will allow illegal immigrants to vote in local elections. By a 4-3 vote, and after roughly four hours of a sometimes contentious debate, non-citizens were granted a right that should only be held by Americans or legal immigrants, and residents of the city youtube video mit untertiteln herunterladen.
Fox 5 reports that College Park “joins six other towns in allowing legal permanent residents and undocumented immigrants to vote in municipal elections.”
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According to WJLA in Washington, one council member proposed an amendment that would only allow non-citizens to vote if they could prove they were in the country legally, via a green card for example Music apple music. The amendment was shot down when the mayor, Patrick Wojahn, cast a tie-breaking vote against it.
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— Lindsay Watts (@LindsayAWatts) August 8, 2017
The vote was conducted after council member Fazlul Kabir – the same member who attempted to add the amendment – tried to have a non-binding voter referendum, which was also squashed by Wojahn’s tie-breaking vote technician health insurance app.
“Although you come up here and you say that there are hundreds of citizens and residents of College Park that are for this charter, I can tell you that there are thousands against it,” said Beth Debrosky, a resident who opposed the measure herunterladen. “Voting is a right of the citizens. It’s plain and clear. It’s constitutional. It’s also written at the state level and it also belongs at the local level.”
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At a previous meeting on the matter, Laurence Provost explained that “Voting is a right, but it is also a privilege and there are standards for voting.”
He added, “Citizenship is special.”
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