Arizona’s Rep. Andy Biggs has introduced legislation that would increase criminal penalties for illegal aliens convicted of fraudulently voting in federal elections. The Voter Integrity Protection Act was introduced to the House of Representatives on Friday.
The act would make illegal voting an aggravated felony, which would theoretically merit expedited deportation for those convicted of federal voter fraud. The existing penalty for casting a vote as an illegal alien is a mere year in prison and a fine.
“Our elections have no room for fraudulent or fallacious voting, and illegal aliens who try to cast ballots to interfere in our nation’s elections must be held accountable and punished. Our sacred privilege to vote should never be diluted by illegal aliens,” said Biggs in a statement on the legislation.
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